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Saturday, March 26, 2016

Gatekeeper role of gastroenterologists and surgeons in recognising and discussing familial colorectal cancer



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 Despite the relatively high frequency of familial and hereditary CRC syndromes and the proven benefit of screening, referral for genetic counselling appears to be suboptimal leading to under-diagnosis of hereditary CRC [4]. Furthermore, referral is often patient-initiated leading to under-representation of patient....
 Contrary to our expectations, the checklist did not increase the discussion of cancer in the family during the first consultation, as reported by the patients.(ceiling effect)

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