Cancer: CRC screening—cost effectiveness of fecal immunochemical tests


A key property of the fecal immuno chemical test (FIT) for colorectal cancer (CRC) screening is its quantitative output, which enables selection of the optimal hemoglobin cut-off value before referral for colonoscopy. This choice of cut-off value reflects the best balance between sensitivity and specificity and can be adapted according to the medical and… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nrgastro.2011.198