FIT improves referral efficiency in primary care settings

FIT improves referral efficiency in primary care settings

Fecal immunochemical test improved the efficiency of referrals in patients with new-onset lower gastrointestinal symptoms within a primary health care setting, according to research published in Gut.“A significant percentage of colorectal cancers are diagnosed in symptomatic patients after the implementation of CRC screening programs. Unfortunately, most symptoms are non-specific at presentation,” Noel Pin-Vieito, Complexo Hospitalario Universitario de Ourense, and colleagues wrote. “In the last few years, evidence has proven that FIT for hemoglobin may be effective inRead More

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