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CRC surveillance may be unnecessary after polypectomy in some patients

Patients at low and intermediate risk for colorectal cancer may not require postpolypectomy surveillance, according to research published in Gut.Amanda J. Cross, PhD, of the department of surgery and cancer at Imperial College London, and colleagues wrote that current guidelines may put a burden on colonoscopy resources.“Revision of the guidelines is required to minimize unnecessary colonoscopies while ensuring that patients at increased CRC risk receive surveillance,” they wrote. “We aimed to identify patient subgroups who could safely forgo surveillance or receive lessRead More

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