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Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology
Volume 15, Issue 7, Pages 441-445
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2001/193846
Original Article

Colorectal Cancer Screening: Video-Reviewed Flexible Sigmoidoscopy by Nurse Endoscopists — A Canadian Community-Based Perspective

TF Shapero,1 PE Alexander,2 J Hoover,1 E Burgis,1 and R Schabas3

1Scarborough Hospital, General Division, Endoscopy Unit, Canada
2Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Canada
3Cancer Care Ontario, Preventive Oncology, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Received 3 November 2000; Accepted 9 April 2001

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