European societies release joint guideline for use of FIT in colorectal cancer diagnosis

The Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland and the British Society of Gastroenterology have published a joint guideline for the strategic use of fecal immunochemical testing in people with suspected colorectal cancer.“Evaluation in primary care of symptomatic patients with a potential diagnosis of CRC is challenging. Symptoms alone are unreliable predictors of those who may have a diagnosis of CRC and may therefore result in a high proportion of eligible patients not having access to diagnostic examination,” Kevin J. Monahan, FRCP, PhD, a gastroenterologist atRead More

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