A new risk assessment tool based on pathology tests and demographic measures can markedly improve triage accuracy for colorectal cancer and help relieve overburdened colonoscopy clinics, Queensland clinicians say. The triage tool developed by Dr Anton Lord and colleagues at the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute in Brisbane is far superior to the current symptom-based ...
New triage tool more accurately identifies colorectal cancer patients
By Tessa Hoffman
6 Mar 2018