Ongoing colorectal cancer risk despite surveillance colonoscopy: the Polyp Prevention Trial Continued Follow-up Study.

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BACKGROUND Despite regular colonoscopy, interval colorectal cancer (CRC) may occur. Long-term studies examining CRC rates in patients with previous colonoscopy are lacking. OBJECTIVE We examined the rate of interval CRC in the Polyp Prevention Trial Continued Follow-up Study (PPT-CFS), an observational study of PPT participants that began after the PPT… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.gie.2009.05.010

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@article{Leung2010OngoingCC, title={Ongoing colorectal cancer risk despite surveillance colonoscopy: the Polyp Prevention Trial Continued Follow-up Study.}, author={Keith KH Leung and Paul F. Pinsky and Adeyinka O. Laiyemo and Elaine Lanza and Arthur S Schatzkin and Robert E. Schoen}, journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy}, year={2010}, volume={71 1}, pages={111-7} }