Screening for colorectal cancer: sense and sensibilities.

  title={Screening for colorectal cancer: sense and sensibilities.},
  author={Guido Van Hal and Sarah Hoeck and Sofie A H van Roosbroeck},
  journal={European journal of cancer},
  volume={47 Suppl 3},
PURPOSE In this paper we investigate the reasons for non-participation in a trial programme for colorectal cancer (CRC) screening in Flanders. Besides, the feasibility and possibilities of a full-blown screening programme in Flanders are examined, given the context of a low participation rate in breast cancer screening. METHODS A trial programme for CRC screening was set up for all average-risk persons aged 50 to 74 years in three Flemish regions to obtain information about potential… CONTINUE READING

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