January 9, 2013

Brief Class on Easy-To-Miss Precancerous Polyps Ups Detection

By Logan Lafferty

Mayo study shows, Most people know a colonoscopy requires some preparation by the patient. Now, a Mayo Clinic physician suggests an additional step to lower the risk of colorectal cancer: Ask for your doctor's success rate detecting easy-to-miss polyps called adenomas…Recently, the Mayo Clinic in Florida developed a two-hour course designed to increase a doctor's ADR rate in order to reduce development of colorectal cancer. They found the short course made a big difference in even experienced endocopsists, the physicians who perform colonoscopies.


Tags: adenomas, Cancer, colonoscopy, Colorectal Cancer, endoscopsists, HealthCanal, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, Research

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