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Fifteen years of bowel cancer screening policy in Australia: putting evidence into practice?

Kathy L Flitcroft, Glenn P Salkeld, James A Gillespie, Lyndal J Trevena and Les M Irwig
Med J Aust 2010; 193 (1): 37-42.
  • Kathy L Flitcroft1
  • Glenn P Salkeld2
  • James A Gillespie3
  • Lyndal J Trevena4
  • Les M Irwig5

  • Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.


Acknowledgements: 

The Screening and Test Evaluation Program is funded by the NHMRC (Program Grant 402764). Kathy Flitcroft is supported by an NHMRC Public Health Postgraduate Scholarship.

Competing interests:

Glenn Salkeld was a member of the AHTAC Working Party on Colorectal Cancer Screening, the Bowel Cancer Screening Pilot Implementation Committee, the Pilot’s Monitoring and Evaluation Task Group and the Pilot’s Monitoring and Evaluation Steering Committee. Les Irwig was a member of the Bowel Cancer Screening Pilot Executive Committee, the Pilot’s Policy Task Group and the Pilot’s Monitoring and Evaluation Steering Committee.

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