The science and politics of colorectal cancer screening

PLoS Med. 2006 Jan;3(1):e36; quiz e104. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0030036. Epub 2006 Jan 3.


Hoff and Bretthauer discuss the scientific and political controversies surrounding the introduction of a national screening programme for colorectal cancer.

MeSH terms

  • Colorectal Neoplasms / diagnosis*
  • Colorectal Neoplasms / prevention & control
  • Finland
  • Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
  • Humans
  • Mass Screening* / methods
  • National Health Programs
  • Politics*
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic*