Publication Abstract

Authors: Meester RGS, Doubeni CA, Lansdorp-Vogelaar I, Goede SL, Levin TR, Quinn VP, van Ballegooijen M, Corley DA, Zauber AG

Title: Colorectal cancer deaths attributable to nonuse of screening in the United States

Journal: Ann Epidemiol 25(3):208-213.e1

Date: 2015 Feb 24

Abstract: Purpose: Screening is a major contributor to colorectal cancer (CRC) mortality reductions in the United States but is underused. We estimated the fraction of CRC deaths attributable to nonuse of screening to demonstrate the potential benefits from targeted interventions.