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Sigmoidoscopy Screening Reduces CRC Incidence and Mortality

Heidi Splete   |   11 October 2022
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FROM ANNALS OF INTERNAL MEDICINE

A single sigmoidoscopy screening significantly reduced the long-term incidence of colorectal cancer (CRC), according to a new pooled analysis of four randomized trials.

Although endoscopic screening provides an opportunity for early identification and removal of premalignant polyps, data quantifying the long-term effects of sigmoidoscopy screening...

          

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