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Demographic associations with stage of readiness to screen for colorectal cancer
(Australian Health Promotion Association, 2009)
Objective: To describe the distribution of a population in southern urban Adelaide in terms of readiness to screen for colorectal cancer (CRC) by Faecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT) or colonoscopy according to the stages in ...
Attitudes towards and beliefs about colorectal cancer and screening using the faecal occult blood test within the Italian-Australian community
(Asian Pacific Organization for Cancer Prevention, 2009)
Studies with minority ethnic communities worldwide reveal important differences in the content of beliefs about cancer and attitudes towards screening. Current initiatives in colorectal cancer (CRC) screening highlight the ...
Equity of colorectal cancer screening: which groups have inequitable participation and what can we do about it?
(CSIRO Publishing, 2011)
The National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP) offers population-based screening for colorectal cancer (CRC) across Australia. The aims of this paper were to highlight the inequities in CRC screening in South Australia ...
Discovery and validation of molecular biomarkers for colorectal adenomas and cancer with application to blood testing
(Public Library of Science, 2012-01-19)
Results: Genome-wide analysis uncovered reproducible gene expression signatures for both adenomas and cancers compared to controls. 386/489 (79%) of the adenoma and 439/529 (83%) of the adenocarcinoma biomarkers were ...
Screening for colorectal cancer in remote, rural and metropolitan South Australia: analysis of the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program data
(Government of South Australia Department of Health, 2011)
The early detection of colorectal cancer (CRC) is a major clinical and public health concern. CRC is now the second most commonly diagnosed cancer in Australia and has the second highest cancer mortality rate. Around ...