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Clinical practice guidelines for surveillance colonoscopy – in adenoma follow-up; following curative resection of colorectal cancer; and for cancer surveillance in inflammatory bowel disease (2011)

Author

Cancer Council Australia Colonoscopy Surveillance Working Party

City

Sydney

Type

Report

Institution

Cancer Council Australia

 

Description

The purpose of these guidelines is to assist those involved in making decisions about the timing of surveillance colonoscopy, referring general practitioners and colonoscopists, with the aim of reducing the incidence of, and mortality from colorectal cancer (CRC). The guidelines are an updated and expanded version of the 2005 Clinical practice guidelines for the prevention, early detection and management of colorectal cancer. They focus on the appropriate use of colonoscopy in CRC prevention and address:

Cancer Council Australia provides updates to guidelines for colorectal cancer through the wiki platform for clinical practice guidelines, see links below.

Abstract adapted from Cancer Council Australia

Contact details

Cancer Council Australia
Contact us: http://www.cancer.org.au/contact-us.html

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Last updated: 10 October 2014
 
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