Digestive Disease Week 2011 Update
Although many studies show that men have more adenomas (pre-cancerous polyps) than women, there is no difference in rates of colorectal cancer between men and women.
Could this be because women have polyps that are harder to detect during screening and so aren’t removed in time to prevent cancer?
That was the question that Dr. Joseph Anderson at the University of Connecticut asked. Read the rest of this entry »