Published in Cancer Weekly, June 7th, 2011
"Descriptive statistics were used to evaluate age, sex, colonoscopy indications, and findings. Multiple logistic regression analysis was used to determine the odds of colorectal cancer (CRC) based on age, sex, and weight loss. We reviewed 6425 colonoscopies. The mean age of patients was 57.4 years (SD, +/- 13.5 years), and 55% of patients were women. One hundred thirty-six (2.1%) of these had unintentional weight loss; for 32 patients (0.4%), unintentional weight...
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