Screening for colorectal cancer in Uruguay with an immunochemical faecal occult blood test.

@article{Fenocchi2006ScreeningFC,
  title={Screening for colorectal cancer in Uruguay with an immunochemical faecal occult blood test.},
  author={Eduardo Fenocchi and Luz Mart{\'i}nez and Julio Tolve and Daniel E Monta{\~n}o and Mariella Rond{\'a}n and Adolfo Parra-Blanco and Yoshinobu Eishi},
  journal={European journal of cancer prevention : the official journal of the European Cancer Prevention Organisation},
  year={2006},
  volume={15 5},
  pages={384-90}
}
An observational prospective study was carried out in Uruguay to evaluate the feasibility of colorectal cancer screening using immunochemical faecal occult blood tests with no dietary restrictions in an average-risk population. An automated system was used for processing the samples with a cut-off haemoglobin level of 100 ng/ml. Of the 11,734 study… CONTINUE READING