11th August 2017, Volume 130 Number 1460

Jacqui Keenan, Alan Aitchison, Frank Frizelle

The rate per capita of colorectal cancer (CRC) in New Zealand is currently one of the highest in the world, and while there is encouraging evidence that the incidence of…

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Jacqueline Keenan, Senior Research Fellow, Department of Surgery, University of Otago, Christchurch; Alan Aitchison, PhD Student, Department of Surgery, University of Otago, Christchurch;
Frank Frizelle, Colorectal Surgeon, Department of Surgery, University of Otago, Christchurch.

Correspondence

Jacqueline Keenan, Senior Research Fellow, Department of Surgery, University of Otago, Riccarton Avenue, Christchurch 8011.

Correspondence Email

jacqui.keenan@otago.ac.nz

Competing Interests

Nil.

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