[Reducing incidence and mortality from rectal cancer by polypectomy: a prospective cohort study].

@article{Liu2000ReducingIA,
  title={[Reducing incidence and mortality from rectal cancer by polypectomy: a prospective cohort study].},
  author={Xucen Liu and Shu Fan Zheng and Su-zhan Zhang and X Ding and Y Shen and G Shen and Q Sun and Wei-dong Li},
  journal={Zhonghua liu xing bing xue za zhi = Zhonghua liuxingbingxue zazhi},
  year={2000},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={245-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To address the hypothesis that colorectal cancers often arise from precursor lesion(s), either adenomas or non-adenomatous polyps. METHODS A population-based mass screening for rectal cancer using 15cm rigid endoscopy was conducted in Haining County, Zhejiang province, from 1977 to 1980. Of over 230,000 participants, 4,076 of them were diagnosed… CONTINUE READING