Severe COVID two times higher for cancer patients
November 8, 2021
Cancer patients are at high risk of developing COVID-19 with severe outcomes, but the magnitude of the risk hasn’t been documented on a wide scale until now.
FIT unfit for inpatient, emergency settings
November 5, 2020
The inappropriate use of FIT in these settings had no positive effect on clinical decision-making.
Maintaining cancer care in the face of COVID-19
April 1, 2020
Oncologists are moving cancer patients to other hospitals, reevaluating the need for cancer treatments, and embracing telemedicine to protect vulnerable patients from COVID-19.
Blood test might detect multiple cancer types, study suggests
March 31, 2020
The test, which uses methylation patterns in plasma cell-free DNA, had specificity and sensitivity approaching those needed for population-based screening.
Positive FIT test should prompt colonoscopy
February 4, 2019
Retrospective study in a Korean population shows increased risk even if a colonoscopy was recently performed; backs up U.S. Multi-Society Task Force on CRC Screening recommendation.