Participation, yield, and interval carcinomas in three rounds of biennial FIT-based colorectal cancer screening.

@article{Stegeman2015ParticipationYA,
  title={Participation, yield, and interval carcinomas in three rounds of biennial FIT-based colorectal cancer screening.},
  author={Inge Stegeman and Sascha Corrie van Doorn and Marco W. Mundt and Rosalie Ch Mallant-Hent and Evelien Bongers and Marloes A. G. Elferink and Paul A Fockens and An K. Stroobants and P M M Bossuyt and Evelien Dekker},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={39 3},
  pages={388-93}
}
BACKGROUND The effectiveness of colorectal cancer screening programs based on the fecal immunochemical test (FIT) is influenced by program adherence during consecutive screening rounds. We aimed to evaluate the participation rate, yield, and interval cancers in a third round of biennial CRC screening using FIT and to compare those with the first and the second screening round. METHODS A total of 3566 average-risk individuals aged 50-75 years were invited to participate in a third round of… CONTINUE READING

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