Why is endoscopic cancer screening and surveillance performed for GI cancers

Why is endoscopic cancer screening and surveillance performed for GI cancers? 

GI cancers are annually reported as one of the most common causes of cancer death. Many if not all GI cancers begin on the mucosa and have well-defined premalignant lesions that are easily identified on endoscopy; examples include Barrett’s esophagus (BE) and colorectal adenomas.

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