Slide 5. PLCO.

Slide 5PLCO

SLIDE 5 NOTES: Here is a table from the PLCO study (Schoen et al., 2003). This paper suggests an incidence of de-novo distal cancer of 0.02 percent per year, at least in patients undergoing sigmoidoscopy. This result is not much different from the findings of the National Polyp Study.

From: Appendix P, Natural History of Colorectal Adenomas and Cancer

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Economic Models of Colorectal Cancer Screening in Average-Risk Adults: Workshop Summary.
Institute of Medicine (US); National Research Council (US); Pignone M, Russell L, Wagner J, editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2005.
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