What is a Reasonable Screening Test for Colorectal Cancer

  title={What is a Reasonable Screening Test for Colorectal Cancer},
  author={Young Jin Kim},
  booktitle={Journal of the Korean Society of Coloproctology},
See Article on Page 420-423 The methods of screening tests are stool examinations, such as the fecal occult blood test (FOBT) and the fecal DNA test, and evaluations of images, such as flexible sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, double-contrast barium enema and computed tomographic colonography. The advantages and the disadvantages of different screening tests have been the subject of intense debate. An accurate screening test would have high sensitivity when an adenomatous polyp or cancer is… CONTINUE READING


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