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Screening for Colorectal Cancer with Colonoscopy

Edited by Rajunor Ettarh

Tulane University, United States of America

Colorectal cancer remains a major health issue for many developed regions around the world. The good news is that early detection has significantly improved overall survival rates and continues to do so. A number of prevention strategies contribute to this positive trend, and today a patient who undergoes a colonoscopy for screening purposes stands a much better chance of being effectively surveyed for prevention of colorectal cancer. Patients can rely increasingly on the improved datasets and technical advances that are being made in screening approaches and skills. With continued progress, particularly in the partnership between clinicians and computer scientists, the future for colorectal cancer surveillance looks increasingly positive for the development of improved tools and methods.

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Screening for Colorectal Cancer with ColonoscopyEdited by Rajunor Ettarh

Published: December 2nd 2015

DOI: 10.5772/59736

ISBN: 978-953-51-2225-8

Copyright year: 2015

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6020 Total Chapter Downloads

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8 Dimensions Citations

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1. Colonoscopy Screening for Colorectal Cancer — Overview of the Literature

By Carlos Eduardo Pinzon-Florez, Oscar Andres Gamboa-Garay and Diana Marcela Diaz-Quijano

568

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2. Screening and Surveillance Colonoscopy

By Rotimi R. Ayoola, Hamza Abdulla, Evan K. Brady, Muhammed Sherid and Humberto Sifuentes

567

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3. Colonoscopy — Indications and Contraindications

By Jigar Bhagatwala, Arpit Singhal, Summer Aldrugh, Muhammed Sherid, Humberto Sifuentes and Subbaramiah Sridhar

1630

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4. Epidemiology of Colorectal Cancer — Incidence, Lifetime Risk Factors Statistics and Temporal Trends

By Camille Thélin and Sanjay Sikka

1125

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5. Basic Endoscopic Findings — Normal and Pathological Findings

By Parth J. Parekh and Sanjay K. Sikka

1332

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6. Building up the Future of Colonoscopy – A Synergy between Clinicians and Computer Scientists

By Jorge Bernal, F. Javier Sánchez, Cristina Rodríguez de Miguel and Gloria Fernández-Esparrach

798

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