HOW DO COLORECTAL CANCERS ARISE DESPITE SURVEILLANCE?


Year of Award:
2005
Award Type:
R33
Project Number:
CA111940
RFA Number:
RFA-CA-05-003
Technology Track:
Molecular & Cellular Analysis Technologies
PI/Project Leader:
SHIBATA, DARRYL K
Other PI or Project Leader:
N/A
Institution:
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Colorectal cancers are widely believed to develop through an adenoma-cancer sequence. By this paradigm, all cancers should be preventable with surveillance and polypectomy. However, in most surveillance studies, some cancers inevitably appear only a few y