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Clinical Focus Volume 6 N3

Bowel Cancer: Focus on Earlier Diagnosis

Colorectal cancer is an important cause of mortality in the United Kingdom. Many patients with symptoms of colorectal cancer defer presenting for investigation and by the time they are symptomatic often have advanced disease. Early presentation and referral however will allow prompt diagnosis and treatment. A national campaign targeted at people with symptoms suggestive of bowel cancer was launched in January 2012. Both primary and secondary care need to be prepared for an increased demand from patients with gastrointestinal complaints

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  • Authors: Kinesh Patel, Siwan Thomas-Gibson
  • Keywords: Colorectal cancer, rectal bleeding, altered bowel habit, early diagnosis.
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