Effectiveness of screening colonoscopy in reducing the risk of death from right and left colon cancer: a large community-based study

@inproceedings{Doubeni2018EffectivenessOS,
  title={Effectiveness of screening colonoscopy in reducing the risk of death from right and left colon cancer: a large community-based study},
  author={Chyke A Doubeni and Douglas A. Corley and Virginia P. Quinn and Christopher D. Jensen and Ann Graham Zauber and Michael Goodman and Jill R Johnson and Shivan J. Mehta and Tracy Ann Becerra and Wei K. Zhao and Joanne E. Schottinger and Vincent Paul Doria-Rose and Theodore R Levin and Noel S Weiss and Robert H. Fletcher},
  booktitle={Gut},
  year={2018}
}
OBJECTIVE Screening colonoscopy's effectiveness in reducing colorectal cancer mortality risk in community populations is unclear, particularly for right-colon cancers, leading to recommendations against its use for screening in some countries. This study aimed to determine whether, among average-risk people, receipt of screening colonoscopy reduces the risk of dying from both right-colon and left-colon/rectal cancers. DESIGN We conducted a nested case-control study with incidence-density… CONTINUE READING

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