Discard:Characterisation of Colonic Polyps in Vivo (DISCARD)
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
The study group therefore would comprise those presenting for 3 yearly follow up or sooner i.e. those with a resected colorectal cancer or those with ≥ three adenomas or one advanced ≥10mm adenoma or those with a positive faecal occult blood test
Patients over 18 years of age, assessed as fit for routine colonoscopy
Patients attending for screening or surveillance colonoscopy meeting the following criteria:
Polyp surveillance with at least 3 adenomas or 1 adenoma>10mm at previous colonoscopy
Surveillance post colorectal cancer resection
Screening with positive faecal occult blood test
Patients with known colitis or polyposis syndromes