Colorectal cancer screening in a Spanish population.

@article{GimenoGarca2009ColorectalCS,
  title={Colorectal cancer screening in a Spanish population.},
  author={Antonio Zebenzuy Gimeno-Garc{\'i}a and Enrique Quintero and David Nicol{\'a}s-P{\'e}rez and Adolfo Parra-Blanco and Alejandro Mart{\'i}nez Jim{\'e}nez},
  journal={Medicina clinica},
  year={2009},
  volume={133 19},
  pages={736-40}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Public compliance of recommended screening tests is a key element for increasing participation in colorectal cancer screening campaigns. We intended to investigate the use of the recommended screening tests for colorectal cancer detection in a sample of average-risk subjects. PATIENTS AND METHODS It was a cross-sectional study with random selection of participants. We included 953 average-risk consecutive participants of a colorectal cancer-screening program who… CONTINUE READING

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