Endoscopic screening for gastrointestinal cancers

Endoscopic screening for gastrointestinal cancers has been introduced in many countries. Precise estimates of the magnitude of benefits and harms of endoscopic screening for cancer are a prerequisite for informed decision making for or against participation in screening for individuals in the target population.

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In a paper published online first in the journal "Endoscopy" on Sept 21st, Michael Bretthauer and co-workers from the Clinical Effectiveness Research group outline the most common pitfalls in the evaluation of screening and offer recommendations for future studies.

Published Sep. 23, 2015 8:38 PM - Last modified Oct. 19, 2015 11:13 AM