ONCOLOGY

Standardised Investigation and Referral of Alarm Symptoms for Colorectal Cancer

Jan 18, 2018 by in ONCOLOGY Comments Off on Standardised Investigation and Referral of Alarm Symptoms for Colorectal Cancer

© Springer International Publishing AG 2018Louise Olsson (ed.)Timely Diagnosis of Colorectal Cancerdoi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-65286-3_6 6. Standardised Investigation and Referral of Alarm Symptoms for Colorectal Cancer Jane Young1, 2   and Michael Solomon1, 3   (1) School of Public Health, University…

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Faecal Immunochemical Tests (FIT) for Haemoglobin for Timely Assessment of Patients with Symptoms of Colorectal Disease

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Author, reference, country Analytical system Invitation strategy Number with faecal haemoglobin concentration and endoscopy data Recruitment from primary/secondary care McDonald et al., [51], Scotland OC-Sensor Phone call of invitation by…

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Bowel Symptoms in Relation to Colorectal Cancer

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Symptom DOR (95% CI) AUC Sensitivity (95% CI) 1-specificity (95% CI) LR+ (95% CI) LR− (95% CI) Rectal bleedinga 2.6 (1.9–3.6) p < 0.001 0.66 0.46 (0.38–0.55) 0.25 (0.19–0.31) 1.9 (1.5–2.3) 0.7…

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Precursor and Preinvasive Lesions

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Fig. 17.1 Neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia: Bronchiolar epithelium is undermined by a uniform proliferation of round to oval neuroendocrine cells, without stromal invasion Fig. 17.2 Neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia. Proliferations of cells can be…

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Biology of Lung Cancer Metastases

Jan 18, 2018 by in ONCOLOGY Comments Off on Biology of Lung Cancer Metastases

Fig. 16.1 A primary lung cancer (left panel) involving the lung of a non-smoker patient treated for recurrent NSCLC with multiple cycles of chemotherapy and radiation. The patient had involvement…

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