Prevention of colorectal cancer by colonoscopic polypectomy Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Adenomatous Polyps
  • Colonic Neoplasms
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Neoplasms
  • Rectal Neoplasms

abstract

  • Colonoscopic polypectomy resulted in a lower-than-expected incidence of colorectal cancer. These results support the view that colorectal adenomas progress to adenocarcinomas, as well as the current practice of searching for and removing adenomatous polyps to prevent colorectal cancer.

publication date

  • December 30, 1993

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 8247072

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1977

end page

  • 81

volume

  • 329

number

  • 27