[Evaluating colorectal cancer screening strategies (immunological test vs biochemical test) in Catalonia, Spain 2008-2010].

@article{Martnez2011EvaluatingCC,
  title={[Evaluating colorectal cancer screening strategies (immunological test vs biochemical test) in Catalonia, Spain 2008-2010].},
  author={Montse Garc{\'i}a Mart{\'i}nez and Gemma Binefa Rodr{\'i}guez and N{\'u}ria Mil{\`a} D{\'i}az and Francisco Rodr{\'i}guez Moranta and N{\'u}ria Gonzalo Diego and Carmen Mu{\~n}oz S{\'a}nchez and Josep Alfons Espin{\'a}s Pi{\~n}ol and Josep Maria Borr{\`a}s Andr{\'e}s and V{\'i}ctor Moreno Aguado},
  journal={Revista espanola de salud publica},
  year={2011},
  volume={85 6},
  pages={593-602}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to evaluate the screening strategy (quantitative immunological test vs biochemical test) in a population-based screening program for colorectal cancer (CRC) in Catalonia. METHODS The fourth round of a screening program for CRC with a fecal occult blood test was implemented in Hospitalet de Llobregat during 2008-2010. A biochemical test was offered to 50,227 individuals and a quantitative immunological test was offered to 12,707 individuals. We analysed… CONTINUE READING