Australia’s universal bowel cancer screening program should be ditched in favour of a selective risk-based approach to testing, according to a panel of international experts. Calling for a ‘seismic shift’ in bowel cancer screening approaches they say the evidence for benefits from universal testing is weak, and the harms and low participation rates suggest that ...
Has the national bowel cancer screening program got it all wrong?
By Michael Woodhead
3 Oct 2019