Colon cancer is a leading cause of death in the United States and is estimated to cause 56,500 deaths during 1998. Most cancers evolve from adenomatous polyps. Screening asymptomatic average-risk individuals is recommended to reduce colorectal cancer mortality by detection and removal of adenomatous polyps.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Pages (from-to)||369-376; quiz 377-378|
|Journal||Lippincott's primary care practice|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1998|
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