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Screening for Adenomatous Polyps in Colon Cancer

Surveying the Scene

Philip Schoenfeld, MD, MSEd, MSc, Associate ProfeScreening for Adenomatous Polyps in Colon Cancerssor, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan School of Medicine, discusses colon cancer screening guidelines for those with adenomatous polyps.

Dr. Schoenfeld has disclosed the following: Consulting Fees: Salix, Novartis, Takeda, AGI, Therapeutics Ownership Interest: Wyeth Other: MD Evidence (Partner)

References and Resources
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Brosens LA, Keller JJ, Offerhaus GJ. Prevention and management of duodenal polyps in familial adenomatous polyposis. Gut 2005 Jul; 54(7): 1034-43.

Galiatsatos P, Foulkes WD. Familial adenomatous polyposis. Am J Gastroenterol 2006 Feb; 101(2): 385-98.

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