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Striving to optimize colorectal cancer prevention

Colorectal cancer screening has a large potential to reduce incidence and mortality, and screening programmes have been implemented in many countries and regions. Emerging epidemiological trends and evidence on the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of various screening options call for regular updates of screening recommendations.

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Brenner, H., Hoffmeister, M. Striving to optimize colorectal cancer prevention. Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 18, 677–678 (2021).

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