Prevalence of Colon Polyps Detected by Colonoscopy Screening of Asymptomatic Hispanic Patients

@article{Lee2011PrevalenceOC,
  title={Prevalence of Colon Polyps Detected by Colonoscopy Screening of Asymptomatic Hispanic Patients},
  author={Brent L. Goodwin Laura Lee and Jennifer Holub and Dawn M. Peters and David Lieberman},
  journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences},
  year={2011},
  volume={57},
  pages={481-488}
}
Compared with whites, Hispanics have lower incidence of and mortality from colorectal cancer. The purpose of this study was to determine whether asymptomatic Hispanics undergoing colonoscopy screening also have lower age-adjusted incidence of polyps ≥10 mm. Such data could be used to formulate future screening guidelines. The objectives of this study were to measure and analyze the prevalence and location of polyps sized ≥10 mm in asymptomatic white and Hispanic patients who received… CONTINUE READING

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