Adherence to colorectal cancer screening

Document Type : Mini-reviews Articles


1 A resident of Internal Medicine at Belbeis Hospital, M.B.B.CH Zagazig University

2 Internal Medicine Department, Gastroenterology and Hepatology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University, Egypt.


Background: Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the world. Randomized trials have demonstrated the efficacy of screening. In this review, we discussed the benefits of colonoscopy &other screening tests and their role in decreasing the mortality rate from CRC. Aim of work: this minireview discusses the different CRC screening modalities and the adherence of populations to these procedures.


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