Screening and surveillance for the early detection of colorectal cancer and adenomatous polyps, 2008: a joint guideline from the American Cancer Society, the US Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer, and the American College of Radiology.

@article{Levin2008ScreeningAS,
  title={Screening and surveillance for the early detection of colorectal cancer and adenomatous polyps, 2008: a joint guideline from the American Cancer Society, the US Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer, and the American College of Radiology.},
  author={B. Levin and D. Lieberman and B. McFarland and Kimberly S. Andrews and D. Brooks and J. Bond and C. Dash and F. Giardiello and S. Glick and D. Johnson and C. Johnson and T. Levin and P. Pickhardt and D. Rex and R. Smith and A. Thorson and S. Winawer},
  journal={Gastroenterology},
  year={2008},
  volume={134 5},
  pages={
          1570-95
        }
}
In the United States, colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most common cancer diagnosed among men and women and the second leading cause of death from cancer. CRC largely can be prevented by the detection and removal of adenomatous polyps, and survival is significantly better when CRC is diagnosed while still localized. In 2006 to 2007, the American Cancer Society, the US Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer, and the American College of Radiology came together to develop consensus… Expand
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