The Case for Population-Based Screening for Colorectal Cancer
Screening for colorectal cancer is commanding increasing attention. Other cancer screening programmes have been a part of public consciousness for some time, but, until recently, colorectal cancer screening has remained in the background. Fuelled by new research, market opportunities and increased recognition of individual risk, screening for colorectal cancer is becoming a recommended procedure, but controversy about how best to implement widespread screening remains. Colorectal cancer is one of the world's most common cancers.