Sharp decline in UK deaths from bowel cancer predictedBMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7392.728/b (Published 05 April 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:728
- Kathryn Godfrey
Screening for bowel cancer will lead to a sharp reduction in the number of deaths from the disease in the next decade, bowel cancer specialists said this week.
A national screening programme of 10 years' duration will prevent 5000 new cases and 3000 deaths each year in the United Kingdom, estimates Dr Wendy Atkin, …
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