Fecal occult blood associated with mortality from more than just colorectal cancer | ACP Gastroenterology Monthly
The study looked at all individuals who participated in screening with guaiac fecal occult blood tests in Tayside, Scotland, between 2000 and 2016, with follow-up of up to 16 years.
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Single sigmoidoscopy screening may reduce colorectal cancer, mortality in men but not women | ACP Gastroenterology Monthly
Patients in Norway were randomly assigned to flexible sigmoidoscopy with and without additional fecal blood testing (with colonoscopy offered if results were positive) and were compared to patients offered no screening.