Advanced colorectal neoplasia prevalence remains low 10 years after negative colonoscopy

Researchers reported low prevalence for advanced colorectal neoplasms at screening colonoscopies conducted at least 10 years after a negative index colonoscopy, especially among women younger than 75 years.“Screening colonoscopy has been shown to reduce colorectal cancer incidence and mortality by enabling detection and removal of precancerous lesions,” Thomas Heisser, MSc, of the division of clinical epidemiology and aging research at the German Cancer Research Center, and colleagues wrote in JAMA Internal Medicine. “However, the available evidence about the optimalRead More

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