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The cost-effectiveness of immunochemical tests for colorectal cancer screening.

Authors
  • Lejeune, Catherine1
  • Le Gleut, Karelle2
  • Cottet, Vanessa3
  • Galimard, Christine4
  • Durand, Gerard2
  • Dancourt, Vincent3
  • Faivre, Jean3
  • 1 INSERM U 866, Burgundy University, Dijon Cedex, France. Electronic address: [email protected] , (France)
  • 2 ICONES, Rennes, France. , (France)
  • 3 INSERM U 866, Burgundy University, Dijon Cedex, France; Burgundy Registry of Digestive Cancer, INSERM U 866, Dijon, France. , (France)
  • 4 CPAM Côte d'Or, Dijon, France. , (France)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Digestive and liver disease : official journal of the Italian Society of Gastroenterology and the Italian Association for the Study of the Liver
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2014
Volume
46
Issue
1
Pages
76–81
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.dld.2013.07.018
PMID: 24012177
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

One-stool immunochemical testing can be considered a promising alternative to the guaiac faecal occult blood test for colorectal cancer mass screening in the general population. Competition between manufacturers should now be introduced to reduce purchase price differences.

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