How Old Is Too Old for Surveillance Colonoscopy?

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Colorectal cancer was rarely detected via surveillance colonoscopies in older adults regardless of prior adenoma finding, a large observational study found. Among 9,601 patients ages 70 to 85 with a history of adenoma, 0.3% of surveillance colonoscopies found colorectal cancer, while 11.7% found advanced adenoma, and 12% found advanced neoplasia. Results did not differ significantly […]

Author : News Health

Publish date : 2024-04-02 13:01:30

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