gastroenterology
GI tract

No priority for NBCSP: all patients with positive FIT need access to colonoscopy

Patients with a positive faecal immunochemical test (FIT) should be prioritised for colonoscopy regardless of whether they were tested within the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP) or outside the program, Australian researchers say. A study of 2,365 patients referred to the Newcastle Direct Access Colonoscopy Service between 2014 and 2018 found bowel pathology rates ...

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