Colorectal cancer risk after colonoscopic polypectomy: a population-based study and literature search.

@article{Loeve2005ColorectalCR,
  title={Colorectal cancer risk after colonoscopic polypectomy: a population-based study and literature search.},
  author={Franka Loeve and Marjolein van Ballegooijen and Pleun Snel and J. Dik F. Habbema},
  journal={European journal of cancer},
  year={2005},
  volume={41 3},
  pages={416-22}
}
Adenoma patients are considered to be at an elevated risk for colorectal cancer, even after their adenomas have been removed. The aim of this study was to estimate the colorectal cancer risk after colonoscopic polypectomy compared with age- and gender-matched general population controls. Colorectal cancer incidence was studied in 553 consecutive patients without cancer whose adenomas were colonoscopically removed in the endoscopy department of a general hospital. The colorectal cancer relative… CONTINUE READING