[Interval colon cancer and possible causes].

Abstract

Colorectal cancer that occurs during an interval between screening colonoscopies is called "interval carcinoma". These cancers are more frequent than would be expected, diagnosed in about tow per thousand patient years. There are three main causes for interval carcinomas: 50 % result from failed detection of polyps during colonoscopy, 25 % are tumors that… (More)
DOI: 10.1055/s-0028-1100939

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