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Recognizing the role of psychiatric comorbidities: a response to the Danish Colorectal Screening Program

Authors Khan IH, Chowdhury T

Received 13 December 2018

Accepted for publication 20 December 2018

Published 23 January 2019 Volume 2019:11 Pages 125—126

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/CLEP.S198098

Checked for plagiarism Yes

Editor who approved publication: Professor Henrik Toft Sørensen


Inayat Hussain Khan, Tasnim Chowdhury

Faculty of Medicine, St George’s Hospital Medical School, London, UK

We took great interest in the recent article by Thomsen et al1 outlining factors which predicted adherence to follow-up diagnostic colonoscopy in the Danish Colorectal Screening Program. This is particularly relevant as colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second most common cause of cancer mortality worldwide.2 Evaluating factors which affect screening uptake and follow-up are pivotal to public health as early detection of cancer results in dramatically improved survival.3

View the original paper by Thomsen and colleagues.


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