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Posts for: April, 2014

Each 1% increase in a physician's rate of adenoma detection during colonoscopy may reduce the patient's risk of cancer by 3% over the next decade, according to a study that included over 224,000 California patients. The results likely are due to the fact that precancerous polyps are removed during the procedure.  

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1309086


By Peninsula Gastrointestinal Specialists
April 03, 2014
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Dozens of groups dedicated to eliminating colorectal cancer as a major public health problem join together in Washington, DC on March 17th to hear new data related to progress in reducing deaths from colorectal cancer and to launch an effort to increase the nation’s colorectal cancer screening rate to 80 percent by the year 2018. ACG is joining with other members of the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable to focus efforts over the next four years on dramatically increasing the U.S. colorectal cancer screening rates and increasing awareness of the potential for early detection and prevention of this cancer.




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