Population screening for colorectal cancer by flexible sigmoidoscopy or CT colonography: study protocol for a multicenter randomized trial

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BACKGROUND Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second most prevalent type of cancer in Europe. A single flexible sigmoidoscopy (FS) screening at around the age of 60 years prevents about one-third of CRC cases. However, FS screens only the distal colon, and thus mortality from proximal CRC is unaffected. Computed tomography colonography (CTC) is a highly… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1745-6215-15-97

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@inproceedings{Regge2014PopulationSF, title={Population screening for colorectal cancer by flexible sigmoidoscopy or CT colonography: study protocol for a multicenter randomized trial}, author={Daniele Regge and Gabriella Iussich and Carlo Senore and Loredana Correale and Cesare Hassan and Alberto Bert and S. Montemezzi and Nereo Segnan}, booktitle={Trials}, year={2014} }