Negative screening colonoscopy linked with reduced CRC, mortality

A single negative screening colonoscopy correlated with reduced colorectal cancer incidence and mortality for up to 17.4 years, according to a study published in Annals of Internal Medicine.“Only high-quality colonoscopy provided a profound and stable reduction in both CRC incidence and mortality throughout follow-up,” Nastazja Dagny Pilonis, MD, from the department of gastroenterology at The Maria Sklodowska-Curie National Research Institute of Oncology in Warsaw, Poland, and colleagues wrote. “These results suggest that the currently recommended 10-year interval forRead More

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