11. Colorectal Cancer Screening

  1. Keith M. Bellizzi2 and
  2. Margot A. Gosney3
  1. Catherine Quarini

Published Online: 2 JAN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118312513.ch11

Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice

Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice

How to Cite

Quarini, C. (2012) Colorectal Cancer Screening, in Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice (eds K. M. Bellizzi and M. A. Gosney), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118312513.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA

  2. 3

    Clinical Health Sciences, University of Reading, Reading, UK

Author Information

  1. Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Headington, Oxford, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 JAN 2013
  2. Published Print: 10 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470874424

Online ISBN: 9781118312513

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Keywords:

  • colorectal cancer screening;
  • FAP and HNPCC;
  • low-fiber, risk in colorectal cancer;
  • colorectal, and adenomatous polyps;
  • FOBT/DNA stool testing

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Development, Characteristics, and Treatment of Colorectal Cancer

  • Screening

  • Conclusions

  • Summary

  • References