Routine Annual Screening for Colorectal Cancer Not Achieved by Fecal Blood Tests

MADISON, Wis. , Feb. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Only three in a thousand people (0.3 percent) were adherent with annual colorectal cancer screening using either the fecal immunochemical test (FIT) or fecal occult blood test (FOBT) during a continuous 10-year observation period, according to the results of a more than 150,000-subject study recently published in the American Journal of Managed Care .

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