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Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Prevention, Early Detection and Management of Colorectal Cancer

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This document is an update of the 1999 NHMRC document 'Guidelines for the prevention, early detection and management of colorectal cancer' and has been developed by the Australian Cancer Network. The guidelines are intended for use by medical practitioners and health workers and provide information on prevention and screening, diagnosis and psychosocial matters, as well as the clinical aspects of surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy.

Copies of this guideline document can be obtained through the Australian Cancer Network on 02 8063 4141 or email:

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