Screening nel cancro colorettale

Translated title of the contribution: Colorectal cancer screening

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Abstract

Colorectal is the second leading cause of cancer death in Italy well as in western coutries. Diagnosis of early cancer and polypectomy of adenomas are feasible by colonoscopy and they are proven to be effective to improve the five years survival rate and to avoid the onset of cancer, respectively. Screening in asimptomatic population at risk for age or familiarity could greatly lower its incidence and mortality.

Translated title of the contributionColorectal cancer screening
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)175-179
Number of pages5
JournalGiornale Italiano di Endoscopia Digestiva
Volume26
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology

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