Screening reduces colorectal cancer rate in families with hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer.

@article{Jrvinen1995ScreeningRC,
  title={Screening reduces colorectal cancer rate in families with hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer.},
  author={Heikki J{\"a}rvinen and J. P. Mecklin and Pertti Sistonen},
  journal={Gastroenterology},
  year={1995},
  volume={108 5},
  pages={
          1405-11
        }
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS The inherited susceptibility to hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC) provides an opportunity for secondary prevention of colorectal cancer (CRC) in family members who are at 50% lifetime risk. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of long-term screening during a 10-year period. METHODS The CRC and death rates were compared between two groups of asymptomatic at-risk members of 22 families with HNPCC: 133 subjects screened at 3-year intervals by… CONTINUE READING

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