Is there endoscopic capacity to provide colorectal cancer screening to the unscreened population in the United States?

@article{Seeff2004IsTE,
  title={Is there endoscopic capacity to provide colorectal cancer screening to the unscreened population in the United States?},
  author={Laura C. Seeff and Diane L. Manninen and Fred B Dong and Sajal K. Chattopadhyay and Marion R. Nadel and Florence K. L. Tangka and N Molinari},
  journal={Gastroenterology},
  year={2004},
  volume={127 6},
  pages={1661-9}
}
BACKGROUND & AIMS Screening rates for colorectal cancer remain low compared with screening rates for other cancers. The size of the unscreened population and the capacity to provide widespread screening are unknown. We estimated the number of average-risk persons aged 50 years or older not screened for colorectal cancer, the number of procedures required for this population, and the endoscopic capacity to satisfy this unmet need. METHODS Using data from the US Census Bureau and the Centers… CONTINUE READING
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