Screening strategy for colorectal cancer according to risk

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Abstract

Incidence and prevalence of colorectal cancer is increasing worldwide. It related with Westernized life style change, easier access to endoscopic facilities and organized cancer prevention program. The pathogenesis of colorectal cancer is multifactorial, most of cases are sporadic. The risk of colorectal cancer is increasing by age, sex, previous history of colon polyps and cancer, family history of colorectal cancer, hereditary colorectal cancer syndrome, and other modifiable conditions. It is best to screen with organized colorectal cancer screening program for average risk patients at the age of 50 and modify screening strategy by risk factors.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)893-898
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of the Korean Medical Association
Volume60
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - 2017 Nov

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Colorectal Neoplasms
Hereditary Neoplastic Syndromes
Polyps
Early Detection of Cancer
Colonic Neoplasms
Life Style
Incidence
Neoplasms

Keywords

  • Colonic neoplasms
  • High risk
  • Screening

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Screening strategy for colorectal cancer according to risk. / Han, Dong Soo.

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