Sex is a stronger predictor of colorectal adenoma and advanced adenoma than fecal occult blood test.

Abstract

Due to high costs and limited availability of screening colonoscopy, some screening programs require a positive fecal occult blood test (FOBT) before screening colonoscopy is remunerated. As male sex is a strong predictor of adenoma and advanced adenoma, we evaluated whether a positive FOBT or male sex is a stronger risk factor for adenoma and advanced… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12032-014-0151-0

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