131260 - Colorectal cancer. Prevention, investigation and treatment
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This free online learning module provides 15 clinical questions and
immediate answers about an original peer-reviewed article written for GPs.
Colorectal cancer remains a major cause of morbidity and mortality in Australia.
Appropriate screening and early recognition of suspicious symptoms are the keys to enabling diagnosis at a curable stage.
With increased levels of screening and advances in all treatment modalities, there is hope of reducing the burden of this disease on our society.
This article outlines screening, recognition of symptoms, investigation and management of patients with colorectal cancer, including postoperative care from the GP’s perspective.