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Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Volume 2016, Article ID 2878149, 18 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/2878149
Review Article

Colorectal Cancer Screening in Average Risk Populations: Evidence Summary

1Prevention and Cancer Control, Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, ON, Canada
2Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada
3Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, ON, Canada
4Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
5Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
6Program in Evidence-Based Care, Cancer Care Ontario, Hamilton, ON, Canada
7Department of Surgery, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
8Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
9Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Ottawa, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, ON, Canada
10William Osler Health Centre, Etobicoke, ON, Canada
11Vaughan Endoscopy Clinic, Vaughan, ON, Canada
12Northeast Cancer Centre Health Sciences North/Horizon Santé-Nord, Sudbury Outpatient Centre, Sudbury, ON, Canada
13American Society of Clinical Oncology, Alexandria, VA, USA

Received 1 April 2016; Accepted 29 June 2016

Academic Editor: Mark Borgaonkar

Copyright © 2016 Jill Tinmouth et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

The supplementary material includes the GRADE evidence profiles and meta-analyses comparing fecal tests for occult blood with lower bowel endoscopy, the meta-analyses comparing screening with gFOBT or screening with FS versus no screening, and the meta-analyses comparing screening with FIT versus screening with gFOBT.

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