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Improving adherence to colorectal cancer surveillance guidelines: results of a randomised controlled trial

Carey, Mariko; Sanson-Fisher, Robert; Macrae, Finlay; Cameron, Emilie; Hill, David; D’Este, Catherine; Doran, Christopher


BACKGROUND: Colorectal cancer (CRC) survivors are at increased risk of developing the disease again. Surveillance guidelines are aimed at maximising the early detection of recurring or new cancers and pre-cancerous polyps. The frequency and type of surveillance recommended depends on the type of treatment for the initial CRC, the extent of colonoscopic investigation prior to treatment and the results of previous surveillance tests. This paper aimed to test the effect of a paper–based...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: BMC Cancer
DOI: 10.1186/s12885-017-3095-x
Access Rights: Open Access


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