TITLE

Colonoscopy: the dominant and preferred colorectal cancer screening strategy in the United States

AUTHOR(S)
Rex, Douglas K.
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Jun2007, Vol. 82 Issue 6, p662
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the dominance of colonoscopy in the diagnosis and surveillance imaging in the colon and colorectal cancer screening in the medical sector in the U.S. There are several reasons for colonoscopy's popularity; first, colonoscopy is widely and accurately perceived as the most sensitive method to detect adenomas, second, it is multifunctional, which means can be used for diagnosis and therapeutics in a single session.
ACCESSION #
25579563

 

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