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Gastroenterology Research and Practice
Volume 2012, Article ID 728454, 4 pages
Clinical Study

Cost-Effectiveness of Total Colonoscopy in Screening of Colorectal Cancer in Japan

1Endoscopy Division, National Cancer Center Hospital, 5-1-1 Tsukiji, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0045, Japan
2Cancer Screening Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo 104-0045, Japan
3Department of Medical Statistics, Shiga University of Medical Science, Shiga 520-2192, Japan

Received 22 September 2011; Accepted 13 October 2011

Academic Editor: Cesare Hassan

Copyright © 2012 Masau Sekiguchi 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.

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