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Emily He

Journal article

Improving colonoscopy prioritisation and promoting the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: keys to reducing bowel cancer burden

The authors of this article assert that Australia’s National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP) has the potential to prevent almost 84,000 bowel cancer deaths if 60% program participation rates could be reached and maintained over the next two decades.
Journal article

Colonoscopies in Australia – how much does the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program contribute to colonoscopy use?

Other authors
James St John, Christopher Horn, Paul Grogan, Karen Canfell, Eleonora Feletto
This study concludes that the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP) accounts for a modest fraction of colonoscopy use in Australia, and suggests that promoting adherence to guideline-recommended immunochemical faecal occult blood tests (iFOBT) and colonoscopy use could ease pressure on services and improve outcomes.