Colorectal Cancer Prevention - Physician Data Query (PDQ®) (Health Professional Version)

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Colorectal Cancer Prevention - Physician Data Query (PDQ®) (Health Professional Version)

Description

This PDQ cancer information summary for health professionals provides comprehensive, peer-reviewed, evidence-based information about colorectal cancer prevention.

This summary addresses the following topics:

  • Summary of evidence
    • Use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
    • Postmenopausal hormone use
    • Diet modification
    • Polyp removal
  • Significance
    • Incidence and mortality
    • Definition of prevention
    • Etiology and pathogenesis of colorectal cancer
  • Evidence of benefit
    • Chemoprevention
    • Dietary factors
    • Other factors

Developer:

National Cancer Institute

Funding Sources:

National Cancer Institute

History

Release Date: 2005
Review Date: 2008
Recent Summary: March 2008
Original Summary: June 2006
Last Updated: 04/11/08

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