20 July 2021

Colorectal Cancer Screening in Young Adults

Publication: Annals of Internal Medicine
Volume 174, Number 7
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Annals of Internal Medicine
Volume 174Number 7July 2021
Pages: 1039 - 1040


Published online: 20 July 2021
Published in issue: July 2021




Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, California
Reinier G.S. Meester, PhD
Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Iris Lansdorp-Vogelaar, PhD https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9438-2753
Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Ann G. Zauber, PhD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York
Karen M. Kuntz, ScD
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Amy B. Knudsen, Carolyn M. Rutter, Reinier G.S. Meester, et al. Colorectal Cancer Screening in Young Adults. Ann Intern Med.2021;174:1039-1040. [Epub 20 July 2021]. doi:10.7326/L21-0245

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