Colonoscopy as a screening method for colon cancer

La colonoscopia como método de cribaje del cáncer de colon

Can we prevent colon cancer? We know that 85% of malignant tumors of the colon originate from an adenomatous polyp that progresses to cancer throughout an evolutionary cycle lasting 3-10 years. If we perform a colonoscopy and remove the polyp, we cut the evolutionary cycle, its natural history. Do all polyps turn into cancer? Not […]