Special Issue "Colorectal Cancer Screening (CRC) in the EU"

A special issue of Gastrointestinal Disorders (ISSN 2624-5647).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 September 2023 | Viewed by 199

Special Issue Editors

Family Medicine and Population Health (FAMPOP), Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Antwerp, 2610 Antwerp, Belgium
Interests: cancer screening; preventive medicine
Family Medicine and Population Health, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium
Interests: cancer screening; health behaviour; prevention
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

We invite you to submit a manuscript to the Special Issue of Gastrointestinal Disorders on ‘Colorectal Cancer Screening (CRC) in the EU’. Possible topics are adherence to EU guidelines, strengths and limitations of current CRC screening strategies, benefits and risks of specific screening strategies, similarities and differences in CRC screening among EU countries, determinants of (non)participation, good practices of decreasing inequality in CRC screening and improving uptake of CRC screening in the target population, especially vulnerable groups.

Dr. Sarah Hoeck
Prof. Dr. Guido Van Hal
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All submissions that pass pre-check are peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Gastrointestinal Disorders is an international peer-reviewed open access quarterly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1200 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.


  • colorectal cancer
  • screening
  • prevention
  • colonoscopy
  • qualitative research
  • quantitative research
  • EU guidelines
  • participation
  • inequality

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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