Colonoscopy vs sigmoidoscopy screening: getting it right.

@article{Neugut2010ColonoscopyVS,
  title={Colonoscopy vs sigmoidoscopy screening: getting it right.},
  author={Alfred I. Neugut and Benjamin Lebwohl},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2010},
  volume={304 4},
  pages={461-2}
}
THE WORLD OF CANCER SCREENING HAS BEEN ROCKED recently by controversy. Long-standing recommendations on screening for breast, cervical, and prostate cancer have all been questioned based on either new data or reanalyses of older data. A similar controversy is also emerging for colorectal cancer screening. In the 1980s, sigmoidoscopy screening was common despite lack of evidence for its efficacy. In ensuing decades, case-control studies established that sigmoidoscopy was associated with reduced… CONTINUE READING
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