Results of the first round of a demonstration pilot of screening for colorectal cancer in the United Kingdom

UK Colorectal Cancer Screening Pilot Group

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    Abstract

    Objective To assess the feasibility of introducing into the UK's NHS a national screening programme for colorectal cancer based on faecal occult blood testing.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)133-135
    Number of pages3
    JournalBMJ
    Volume329
    Issue number7458
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2004

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    UK Colorectal Cancer Screening Pilot Group. / Results of the first round of a demonstration pilot of screening for colorectal cancer in the United Kingdom. In: BMJ. 2004 ; Vol. 329, No. 7458. pp. 133-135.
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    Results of the first round of a demonstration pilot of screening for colorectal cancer in the United Kingdom. / UK Colorectal Cancer Screening Pilot Group.

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