TITLE

COLORECTAL CANCER

AUTHOR(S)
Round, Alison; Weller, David
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Pulse;3/22/2007, Vol. 67 Issue 11, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the benefits of medical screening for early identification of colorectal cancer. The incidence of bowel cancer is highest in Great Britain but survival rates have improved due to early diagnosis and screening. Fecal occult blood testing is considered at the only method of screening that reduces mortality by 17% in patient group. Another screening methods include the use of flexible sigmoidoscopy that can be delivered in primary care.
ACCESSION #
24620943

 

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