The multidisciplinary management of gastrointestinal cancer. Colorectal cancer screening.

@article{Winawer2007TheMM,
  title={The multidisciplinary management of gastrointestinal cancer. Colorectal cancer screening.},
  author={Sidney J. Winawer},
  journal={Best practice & research. Clinical gastroenterology},
  year={2007},
  volume={21 6},
  pages={1031-48}
}
Colorectal cancer is a worldwide problem having global increases in the number of cases and deaths because of the expanding and aging of the population in both developing and developed countries. Screening methods are available which can reduce the incidence by removal of adenomas and can reduce deaths in diagnosed cancer cases by earlier stage detection. Faecal occult blood testing has the strongest proof of effectiveness based on randomised control trials; sigmoidoscopy has lesser proof based… CONTINUE READING

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