Journal article

Risk profiling and surveillance: Previous adenomas and colorectal cancer

F Macrae, K Barclay

Cancer Forum | Published : 2014


The brief of this issue of Cancer Forum is to review information available since the 2005 publication of the National Health and Medical Research Council relating to risk management of individuals with previous adenomas or colorectal cancer. However, this can be abbreviated to the last three years, as Cancer Council Australia commissioned a review of colonoscopy in surveillance for colorectal cancer, which included adenoma and cancer follow-up. This has subsequently been endorsed by the National Health and Medical Research Council. Since then, there have been advances in some areas, although many questions remain and clinical judgement comes into play. In the current era of accountability, e..

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