Ransohoff Comments on Colon Cancer Screening

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - David F. Ransohoff, MD, professor in UNC's Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and UNC Lineberger member, wrote the commentary "Can Endoscopy Protect Against Colorectal Cancer? An RCT" published online April 27 in The Lancet. The article accompanied study results also published in The Lancet from a trial held in the United Kingdom studying sigmoidoscopy effectiveness for screening for colon cancer.

Text from Dr. Ransohoff’s commentary in The Lancet is quoted in the article "Sigmoidoscopy Markedly Reduces Colorectal Cancer Incidence, Mortality" written by Carmen Phillips and published in the May 4, 2010 issue of The NCI Cancer Bulletin. Read articleIcon indicating that a link will open an external site..

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