The stool DNA test: an emerging technology in colorectal cancer screening.

@article{Greenwald2005TheSD,
  title={The stool DNA test: an emerging technology in colorectal cancer screening.},
  author={Beverly Greenwald},
  journal={Gastroenterology nursing : the official journal of the Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates},
  year={2005},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={28-32}
}
  • Beverly Greenwald
  • Published 2005 in
    Gastroenterology nursing : the official journal…
The stool DNA test is considered an emerging technology in screening for colorectal cancer. The stool DNA test detects DNA markers which are shed from cells of premalignant adenomas and cancers into the stool. Potentially, both preclinical and clinical colorectal cancer may be detected. Panels of multiple DNA markers are used to ensure a high sensitivity… CONTINUE READING