Risk of progression of advanced adenomas to colorectal cancer by age and sex: estimates based on 840,149 screening colonoscopies.

@article{Brenner2007RiskOP,
  title={Risk of progression of advanced adenomas to colorectal cancer by age and sex: estimates based on 840,149 screening colonoscopies.},
  author={Hermann Brenner and Michael Hoffmeister and Christa Stegmaier and Gerhard Brenner and Lutz Altenhofen and Ulrike Haug},
  journal={Gut},
  year={2007},
  volume={56 11},
  pages={1585-9}
}
OBJECTIVES To derive age and sex specific estimates of transition rates from advanced adenomas to colorectal cancer by combining data of a nationwide screening colonoscopy registry and national data on colorectal cancer (CRC) incidence. DESIGN Registry based study. SETTING National screening colonoscopy programme in Germany. PATIENTS Participants of screening colonoscopy in 2003 and 2004 (n = 840,149). MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Advanced adenoma prevalence, colorectal cancer incidence… CONTINUE READING

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