Endoscopic surveillance for colon cancer

What are the endoscopic surveillance guidelines for individuals with a personal history of colon cancer? 

If a complete endoscopic examination was not performed at the time of colon cancer diagnosis, a colonoscopy should be performed within 6 months after surgical resection. Endoscopic surveillance should begin 1 year after surgery and continue in 3- to 5-year intervals if the colonoscopy results are normal.


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