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Bowel cancer screening in England

Bowel cancer screening in England

Before the UK national bowel cancer screening programmes were implemented, a pilot was set-up in England to see if results from randomised controlled trials could be replicated in the general population. Gut has recently published findings from the third round of this.Co-author David Weller, Centre for Population Health Sciences–General Practice, University of Edinburgh, UK, talks to Gut’s associate editor William Grady about effectiveness of screening, uptake and its link to ethnicity, and the potential of different methods.See also:Performance measures in three rounds of the English bowel cancer screening pilot (