Colorectal carcinoma: Etiology, diagnosis, and screening

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Abstract

Colorectal carcinoma is a leading cause of death in the United States. Risk factors include genetic predispotion, diet, obesity, and inflammatory bowel disease. Early detection and chemoprevention can lead to a lower death rate. Future developments will include sensitive and specific large-scale screening.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)163-168
Number of pages6
JournalComprehensive therapy
Volume25
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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