Screening for colorectal carcinoma in cancer family syndrome kindreds.

@article{Mecklin1987ScreeningFC,
  title={Screening for colorectal carcinoma in cancer family syndrome kindreds.},
  author={J. P. Mecklin and Heikki J{\"a}rvinen and Sinikka Aukee and Inkeri Elomaa and Kalevi Karjalainen},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology},
  year={1987},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={449-53}
}
Screening for colorectal carcinoma (CRC) was organized for 236 asymptomatic family members in 22 Finnish cancer family syndrome (CFS) kindreds, and 58% (137) of the subjects accepted the invitation. Double-contrast colonography and sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy were used. In 137 subjects aged 20-65 years, with 3 or more first-degree relatives with CRC, one… CONTINUE READING