Does screening proctosigmoidoscopy result in reduced mortality from colorectal cancer?

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Objective:To determine the strength of the evidence in the literature that screening proctosigmoidoscopy reduces colorectal cancer mortality. Design:All English-language studies reporting mortality or survival from screening proctosigmoidoscopy published since 1960 were critically reviewed. Data extraction:Fifteen references reported on five studies of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02599525

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