Receipt of guideline-recommended follow-up in older colorectal cancer survivors : a population-based analysis.

@article{Cooper2008ReceiptOG,
  title={Receipt of guideline-recommended follow-up in older colorectal cancer survivors : a population-based analysis.},
  author={Gregory S. Cooper and Tzuyung Doug Kou and Harry L. Reynolds},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2008},
  volume={113 8},
  pages={
          2029-37
        }
}
BACKGROUND After curative resection for colorectal cancer, routine follow-up with office visits, carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA), and colonoscopy is recommended. The actual adherence to these guidelines as well as the potential overuse of testing in routine practice has not been well studied. METHODS The authors identified 9426 eligible patients aged > or = 66 years in a linked tumor registry-claims database who were diagnosed with adenocarcinoma of the colon or rectum from 2000 to 2001… CONTINUE READING
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