Effectiveness, training and quality assurance of colonoscopy screening for colorectal cancer.

@article{Robertson2015EffectivenessTA,
  title={Effectiveness, training and quality assurance of colonoscopy screening for colorectal cancer.},
  author={Douglas J. Robertson and Michal Filip Kaminski and Michael Bretthauer},
  journal={Gut},
  year={2015},
  volume={64 6},
  pages={
          982-90
        }
}
Screening for colorectal cancer has been proven to be effective in reducing colorectal cancer incidence and mortality. While the precise benefit of screening exclusively by colonoscopy is not yet known, unarguably, the exam is central to the success of any screening programme. The test affords the opportunity to detect and resect neoplasia across the entire large bowel and is the definitive examination when other screening tests are positive. However, colonoscopy is invasive and often requires… CONTINUE READING
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