TITLE

FECAL OCCULT BLOOD TESTING: IS EASIER BETTER?

AUTHOR(S)
Steinberg, William; Johnson, David A.; Cattau, Edward
PUB. DATE
April 1990
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Apr1990, Vol. 85 Issue 4, p472
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reviews the study "Evaluation of a "DIY" Test for the Detection of Colorectal Cancer," by J. J. Tate, J. Northway, G. T. Royle and I. Taylor, published in the 1989 issue of the Journal of Royal Society of Medicine."
ACCESSION #
16018962

 

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