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Implementing screening for colorectal cancer

BMJ 2000; 320 doi: (Published 22 January 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:234

The penultimate sentence of the fourth paragraph of this editorial by Wendy Atkin (6 November, pp 1212-3) quotes endoscopists as citing a sensitivity as low as 44% for adenomas of less than 1 cm; this should have read “for adenomas greater than 1cm.”


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