Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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November 21, 2015

Interval Colorectal Cancer Low with Surveillance Colonoscopy

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

Surveillance is recommended for patients with chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), as they have an increased risk of colorectal cancer (CRC). According to recent study data, published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the incidence of interval colorectal cancers, (cancers occurring between scheduled surveillance colonoscopies), is low in patients undergoing regular surveillance colonoscopy. Dr. John Kisiel, M.D., explains how current […]

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Tags: Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, dysplasia, IBD, interval colorectal cancer, John Kisiel, surveillance colonoscopy

July 11, 2015

Surveillance Colonoscopy May Reduce Colorectal Cancer Risk in Ulcerative Colitis

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

John Kisiel, M.D., a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic, helps us understand the benefits of surveillance colonoscopy for patients with ulcerative colitis (UC), which can reduce the risk of colorectal cancer. In this study, published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology, researchers report data from the St Mark’s Hospital UC surveillance program, one of the largest and longest-running programs […]

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Tags: American Journal of Gastroenterology, chromoendoscopy, colorectal cancer, dysplasia, high definition white light endoscopy, IBD, John Kisiel, ulcerative colitis

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