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Screening for Colorectal Cancer

27m of CPD
Mark Jenkins
28 June 2017

It's predicted that our National Bowel Cancer Screening Program could save up to 90,000 lives over the next 40 years. Learn about this incredibly effective method of screening for one of the most devastating cancers and what you need to do to ensure the test is successful.


Mark Jenkins


Professor Mark Jenkins is the director of the Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of Melbourne. He is an epidemiologist who for the past 20 years has been conducting research on colorectal cancer, including risk factors, prevention, and genetic syndromes. He is a member of the Clinical Advisory Panel of the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program.


Joungsim BAE14 May 2018
It is really helpful lecture and easy explanation.

Karen Gruber03 May 2018
Very informative. The stats on lack of participation is surprising. The stats on how many people have a positive result to the amount of cancers detected is encouraging.

Janelle McIntosh26 Apr 2018
Great and very educational

Michele Selby29 Mar 2018
Excellent. This educational resource would also benefit the general public.

Sarah May Twibill25 Mar 2018
A very interesting talk, which was a good refresher.

Robin Leanne Jones17 Oct 2017
Very informative lecture. Thank you.

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