2010 - Colorectal cancer screening with fecal immunochemical testing had higher adherence than screening with guaiac-based FOBT

Murff, Harvey J.
October 2010
ACP Journal Club;10/19/2010, Vol. 153 Issue 4, p4
Academic Journal
The article presents the findings of a scientific research which aims to find out whether colorectal cancer screening with fecal immunochemical testing have higher patient adherence than screening with guaiac-based fecal occult blood testing (FOBT). It was undertaken by R.M. Hoffman who saw that adherence was higher in patients allocated to fecal immunochemical testing. It was concluded that colorectal cancer screening with fecal immunochemical testing had higher adherence.


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