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Yong Li, Xian Chen, Yanchun Qu, Jia-Ming Fan, Yan Li, Hui Peng, Yaojie Zheng, Yihong Zhang and Hai-Bo Zhang

polypoid hyperplasia in the large intestine seen on colonoscopy. PET scan showed enhanced FDG-avid uptake in the retroperitoneum, suggesting a malignant tumor in the abdomen. The patient was subsequently referred to our hospital, where she underwent

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Patrick M. Lynch

review . J Natl Cancer Inst 1997 ; 89 : 1406 – 1422 . 11. Pickhardt PJ Choi JR Hwang I . Computed tomographic virtual colonoscopy to screen for colorectal neoplasia in asymptomatic adults . N Engl J Med 2003 ; 349 : 2191 – 2200

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Mary B. Daly, Robert Pilarski, Jennifer E. Axilbund, Saundra S. Buys, Beth Crawford, Susan Friedman, Judy E. Garber, Carolyn Horton, Virginia Kaklamani, Catherine Klein, Wendy Kohlmann, Allison Kurian, Jennifer Litton, Lisa Madlensky, P. Kelly Marcom, Sofia D. Merajver, Kenneth Offit, Tuya Pal, Boris Pasche, Gwen Reiser, Kristen Mahoney Shannon, Elizabeth Swisher, Nicoleta C. Voian, Jeffrey N. Weitzel, Alison Whelan, Georgia L. Wiesner, Mary A. Dwyer and Rashmi Kumar

colonoscopy may be warranted in this population. 31 Adult Lhermitte-Duclos Disease Adult Lhermitte-Duclos disease (LDD) and autism spectrum disorder characterized by macrocephaly are strongly associated with Cowden syndrome. 10 , 14 , 19 , 33 LDD is a

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Al B. Benson III, J. Pablo Arnoletti, Tanios Bekaii-Saab, Emily Chan, Yi-Jen Chen, Michael A. Choti, Harry S. Cooper, Raza A. Dilawari, Paul F. Engstrom, Peter C. Enzinger, James W. Fleshman Jr., Charles S. Fuchs, Jean L. Grem, James A. Knol, Lucille A. Leong, Edward Lin, Kilian Salerno May, Mary F. Mulcahy, Kate Murphy, Eric Rohren, David P. Ryan, Leonard Saltz, Sunil Sharma, David Shibata, John M. Skibber, William Small Jr., Constantinos T. Sofocleous, Alan P. Venook and Christopher Willett

and are therefore not considered capable of regional nodal metastasis. 16 The panel recommends marking the polyp site during colonoscopy if cancer is suspected, or within 2 weeks of the polypectomy when the pathology is known. Before making a

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. Happe, PharmD, MPH; and Thomas J. Van Gilder, MD, JD, MPH Humana, Inc. Background: The American College of Gastroenterology recommends a colonoscopy be performed every 10 years in individuals aged ≥50 years for the prevention of colorectal cancer

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Katrina S. Pedersen, Kanwal Raghav and Michael J. Overman

loss, nausea, or vomiting, and only about a third will experience any gastrointestinal bleeding, which may present as iron deficiency anemia with negative findings on colonoscopy or even standard esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD). Due to the difficulty

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Michael S. Lee, David G. Menter and Scott Kopetz

biologically distinct types of CRCs ( Table 1 ). Related partly to the differing biology, physical characteristics, and technical features, colonoscopies and polypectomies are associated with a significant decrease in the prevalence of subsequent left

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Tilmann Bochtler, Volker Endris, Anna Reiling, Jonas Leichsenring, Michal R. Schweiger, Sebastian Klein, Fabian Stögbauer, Benjamin Goeppert, Peter Schirmacher, Alwin Krämer and Albrecht Stenzinger

, chest, and abdomen; gastroscopy and colonoscopy; comprehensive laboratory analyses; and further tests dictated by the clinical picture of metastasis. 1 Recently, clinical studies have used molecular panel sequencing with the hope that a better

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Jun Gong, Chongkai Wang, Peter P. Lee, Peiguo Chu and Marwan Fakih

. Nearly 3 years later, he experienced a recurrence with a large, high-grade obstructing mass near the hepatic flexure at the previous anastomotic site. Colonoscopy with biopsy confirmed a moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma. His carcinoembryonic

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Ahmad Hamad, Aatur D. Singhi, Nathan Bahary, Kevin McGrath, Rula Amarin, Herbert J. Zeh and Amer H. Zureikat

]–amplified), microsatellite stable, and negative for ALK and PD-L1 ( Figure 3 ). Further molecular testing using next-generation sequencing identified no mutations in BRAF, HRAS, KRAS, NRAS , and PIK3CA . A colonoscopy showed a tubular adenoma, which was resected. A