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Comparison of a brush-sampling fecal immunochemical test for hemoglobin with a sensitive guaiac-based fecal occult blood test in detection of colorectal neoplasia.

Authors
  • Smith, Alicia
  • Young, Graeme P
  • Cole, Stephen R
  • Bampton, Peter
Type
Published Article
Journal
Cancer
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2006
Volume
107
Issue
9
Pages
2152–2159
Identifiers
PMID: 16998938
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This brush-sampling FIT is more sensitive for cancers and significant adenomas than a sensitive GFOBT. As such, it should deliver greater reductions in colorectal cancer mortality and incidence than the GFOBT.

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