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Flashcards in Surgery Deck (4):
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Colorectal cancer screening for patients with a family history of adenomatous polyps or colorectal cancer (first degree relative < 60)

Colonoscopies start at age 40 or 10 years before the age of diagnosis in the relative; repeat every 3-5 years

2

Colorectal cancer screening for patients with inflammatory bowel disease

Screen 8 years post diagnosis (or 12-15 years if disease only in left colon); repeat with biopsies every 1-2 years

3

Colorectal cancer screening for patients with familial adenomatous polyposis

Screen at age 10-12; repeat yearly

4

Colorectal cancer screening for patients with Lynch syndrome

Screen at age 20-25; repeat every 1-2 years