Misunderstandings about bowel cancer screening programs ‘dangerous’

Recent research may lead to a misunderstanding about the importance of bowel cancer screening, a vital program which saves 50 Australian lives each week.

We write to defend the importance of the Australian Government’s National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP), following the publication of a recent review shedding doubt on such programs.

Authors: Professor Mark Jenkins, Professor Nancy Baxter, Associate Professor Belinda Goodwin

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