Intervention Review

Screening for colorectal cancer using the faecal occult blood test, Hemoccult

  1. Paul Hewitson1,*,
  2. Paul P Glasziou2,
  3. Les Irwig3,
  4. Bernie Towler4,
  5. Eila Watson5

Editorial Group: Cochrane Colorectal Cancer Group

Published Online: 24 JAN 2007

Assessed as up-to-date: 6 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001216.pub2


How to Cite

Hewitson P, Glasziou PP, Irwig L, Towler B, Watson E. Screening for colorectal cancer using the faecal occult blood test, Hemoccult. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2007, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD001216. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001216.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Unviersity of Oxford, Department of Primary Health Care, Oxford, UK

  2. 2

    Bond University, Centre for Research in Evidence Based Practice, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

  3. 3

    University of Sydney, School of Public Health, Sydney, NSW, Australia

  4. 4

    Office of Health Protection, Medical Advisory Unit, Canberra, Australia

  5. 5

    University of Oxford, Department of Primary Health Care, Oxford, UK

*Paul Hewitson, Department of Primary Health Care, Unviersity of Oxford, Oxford, UK. paul.hewitson@dphpc.ox.ac.uk.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions), comment added to review
  2. Published Online: 24 JAN 2007

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