Diseases of the Colon & Rectum

, Volume 36, Issue 4, pp 411–411 | Cite as

Early detection of unsuspected colon cancers in asymptomatic people

  • James A. Ferguson
Letter to the Editor


Public Health Colon Cancer Early Detection Asymptomatic People 
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© American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • James A. Ferguson
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  1. 1.Fort Myers

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