This stage shifting would have accounted for much of the reduction in CRC mortality rate (33% in patients screened annually over a 13-year period ... The cumulative rate of positive occult blood test results over time has a direct impact on the cost of a screening program. In the Minnesota study 38% of patients in the annually screened group underwent colonoscopy during the 13-year study period.10anbsp;...
|Title||:||Prevention and Early Detection of Colorectal Cancer|
|Author||:||Graeme P. Young, Paul Rozen, Bernard Levin|
|Publisher||:||W.B. Saunders Company - 1996|