gastroenterology
Cancer

Bowel cancer screening: not a perfect FIT

Faecal immunochemical tests (FIT) underpin national bowel cancer screening programs here and abroad but there is more evidence that the tests are failing to pick up right-sided lesions. A retrospective study of more than 123,000 Italians enrolled in two-yearly bowel cancer screening since 2002 has found a negligible reduction in detection rates for neoplastic lesions ...

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