The faecal tumour M2-PK screening test for invasive & pre-invasive colorectal cancer: estimated specificity & results as a function of age for a study population of 4854 volunteers

@inproceedings{Tonus2009TheFT,
  title={The faecal tumour M2-PK screening test for invasive & pre-invasive colorectal cancer: estimated specificity & results as a function of age for a study population of 4854 volunteers},
  author={Carolin Tonus and Gero Neupert and Kai Witzel},
  year={2009}
}
Every year approximately 1 million people worldwide are diagnosed with colorectal cancer and nearly 529,000 people die from this neoplasm [1]. Due to slow development of the disease, colorectal cancer screening is particularly effective. Therefore, regular screening examinations can significantly reduce cancer morbidity and mortality. Several guidelines for colorectal screening in different countries have been published, with recommendations including various methods, such as the faecal occult… CONTINUE READING

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