Colorectal cancer screening: 20 years of development and recent progress.

  title={Colorectal cancer screening: 20 years of development and recent progress.},
  author={Miroslav Zavoral and Stěp{\'a}n Such{\'a}nek and Ondřej M{\'a}jek and P. Fric and Petra Minarikova and Marek Minarik and Bohumil Seifert and Ladislav Du{\vs}ek},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  volume={20 14},
Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second most common cancer in Europe and its incidence is steadily increasing. This trend could be reversed through timely secondary prevention (screening). In the last twenty years, CRC screening programs across Europe have experienced considerable improvements (fecal occult blood testing; transition from opportunistic to population based program settings). The Czech Republic is a typical example of a country with a long history of nationwide CRC screening… CONTINUE READING

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