Colorectal Cancer Screening in Asia

Colorectal Cancer Screening in Asia Curr Gastroenterol Rep (2017) 19: 47 DOI 10.1007/s11894-017-0587-4 GI ONCOLOGY (R BRESALIER, SECTION EDITOR) 1 2 1 1 Han-Mo Chiu & Wen-Feng Hsu & Li-Chun Chang & Ming-Hsiang Wu Published online: 10 August 2017 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2017 . . . Abstract Keywords Colorectal cancer Screening Asia . . Purpose of Review Colorectal cancer (CRC) is increasing in Colonoscopy Population screening Fecal immunochemical Asia, especially in regions with higher levels of economic test development. Several Asian countries have launched popula- tion CRC screening programs to combat this devastating dis- ease because previous studies have demonstrated that either Introduction fecal occult blood test or lower gastrointestinal endoscopy can effectively reduce CRC mortality. According to data from the World Health Organization, colo- Recent Findings Screening includes engaging the population, rectal cancer (CRC) is currently the fourth leading cause of testing, administering a confirmation examination, and cancer death worldwide and is prevalent in Asia, where > 40% treating screening-detected neoplasms; thus, monitoring the of the world’s cases of CRCs are found [1]. CRC is nowadays whole process using measurable indicators over time is of not only an important problem in clinical practice but also is a utmost importance. Only when the Current Gastroenterology Reports Springer Journals

Colorectal Cancer Screening in Asia

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