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Pathways to a cancer-free future: a protocol for modelled evaluations to minimise the future burden of colorectal cancer in Australia

Eleonora Feletto, Jie-Bin Lew, Joachim Worthington, Emily He, Michael Caruana, Katherine Butler, Harriet Hui, Natalie Taylor, Emily Banks, Karen Barclay, Kate Broun, Alison Butt, Rob Carter, Jeff Cuff, Anita Dessaix, Hooi Ee, Jon Emery, Ian M Frayling, Paul Grogan, Carol Holden Show all

BMJ OPEN | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2020

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: With almost 50% of cases preventable and the Australian National Bowel Cancer Screening Program in place, colorectal cancer (CRC) is a prime candidate for investment to reduce the cancer burden. The challenge is determining effective ways to reduce morbidity and mortality and their implementation through policy and practice. Pathways-Bowel is a multistage programme that aims to identify best-value investment in CRC control by integrating expert and end-user engagement; relevant evidence; modelled interventions to guide future investment; and policy-driven implementation of interventions using evidence-based methods. METHODS AND ANALYSIS: Pathways-Bowel is an iterative work prog..

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