Strategies for detecting colon cancer and/or dysplasia in patients with inflammatory bowel disease

Collins, Paul D, Mpofu, C, Watson, A J and Rhodes, Jonathan M (2006) Strategies for detecting colon cancer and/or dysplasia in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. The Cochrane Library (2). CD000279.

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Abstract

Patients with longstanding ulcerative colitis and colonic Crohn's disease have an increased risk of colorectal cancer compared with the general population. This review assesses the evidence that endoscopic surveillance may prolong life by allowing earlier detection of colon cancer or its pre-cursor lesion, dysplasia, in patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: biopsy,colitis, ulcerative,colon,colonic neoplasms,colonoscopy,crohn disease,humans,inflammatory bowel diseases,population surveillance
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
University of East Anglia > Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Research Groups > Gastroenterology and Gut Biology
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 01 Aug 2014 14:18
Last Modified: 25 Jul 2018 09:46
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/48980
DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD000279.pub3

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