A Clinical Approach to Improving Survival in Colorectal Cancer

Aust Fam Physician. 1984 Jun;13(6):406-7, 410, 413.

Abstract

The majority of large bowel cancers arise from benign adenomatous polyps. The identification of groups at high risk, the effective investigation and surveillance of these groups, together with a more discerning clinical approach to patients with bowel symptoms provides the best hope of cure.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Age Factors
  • Aged
  • Barium Sulfate
  • Colitis, Ulcerative / complications
  • Colonic Neoplasms / diagnosis*
  • Colonic Neoplasms / epidemiology
  • Colonic Neoplasms / etiology
  • Colonic Polyps / complications
  • Colonoscopy
  • Diet / adverse effects
  • Enema
  • Female
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage / etiology
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Mass Screening
  • Middle Aged
  • Rectal Neoplasms / diagnosis*
  • Rectal Neoplasms / epidemiology
  • Rectal Neoplasms / etiology
  • Risk
  • Time Factors

Substances

  • Barium Sulfate