Sandy Fekete

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BACKGROUND Early implementation of programmatic colorectal cancer (crc) screening for average-risk individuals 50-74 years of age in Canada has used fecal occult blood tests [fts (guaiac or immunochemical)] and colonoscopy for follow-up of abnormal fts. This paper presents results of an evaluation of this crc screening. METHODS Five Canadian provincial(More)
BACKGROUND Despite the positive conclusions of several randomized controlled trials and the publication of national recommendations on colorectal cancer (crc) screening, uptake remained low. The inauguration of the National Colorectal Cancer Screening Network in 2007, the same year that the first screening program was announced in Canada, provided an(More)