Identifying and screening patients at high risk of colorectal cancer in general practice.

@article{House1999IdentifyingAS,
  title={Identifying and screening patients at high risk of colorectal cancer in general practice.},
  author={Wyke House and D Sharp and Eamonn Sheridan},
  journal={Journal of medical screening},
  year={1999},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={205-8}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the feasibility and acceptability of selecting patients at risk of colorectal cancer by taking family histories by means of a postal questionnaire. To determine if this information could be translated into simple risk categories to guide subsequent management. SETTING Patients aged between 30 and 69 years inclusive, registered with a mixed suburban and rural training general practice in south west England. METHOD A postal questionnaire survey seeking demographic… CONTINUE READING