Published: 23 March 2020
Author(s): O.A. Tiulienieva, C. Tsagkaris, A. Hoian
Issue: August 2020
Section: Letter to the Editor

The article of Alexandre, Leo et al. [1] about the correlation of Iron Deficiency without Anemia (IDWA) with intestinal cancer was an interesting read. Essentially Iron Deficiency (ID) appears as a potential biomarker indicating or even mediating morphological alterations. However the findings of the study were not enough to establish a correlation of ID with a dire need of invasive investigation (endoscopy). We have encountered a similar pattern of ID implication in a study we are currently conducting.

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