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2010: A Comparison of the Acceptance of Immunochemical Faecal Occult Blood Test and Colonoscopy in Colorectal Cancer Screening: A Prospective Study Among Chinese

GI DiseaseMedical Journals

Researchers in Hong Kong analyzed data from a bowel cancer screening programme for asymptomatic local Chinese. They could choose between fecal immunochemical test (FIT) and colonoscopy. Among 3430 participants, 48.7% chose FIT and 51.3% chose colonoscopy. Those with younger age, family history of bowel cancer and self-perceived poor health status preferred to choose colonoscopy.

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