Colorectal cancer screening

Journal Article (Chapter)

Colorectal cancer screening is an important mission for a practicing gastroenterologist. Several different screening modalities are available: Fecal occult blood test, fl exible sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, barium enema, and, more recently, CT - colonography and stool DNA tests. The physician is charged with weighing the pros and cons of the different screening methods and selecting the most appropriate method for each patient.

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Garman, KS; Provenzale, D

Published Date

  • August 31, 2010

Start / End Page

  • 212 - 218

Citation Source

  • Scopus