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Faecal immunochemical testing (FIT) for adenoma surveillance. FIT for Follow-up
Project title: Faecal immunochemical testing (FIT) for adenoma surveillance. FIT for Follow-up
Call to action: 09/22 09/22 Diagnostic tests and test technologies
Research type: Primary Research
Lead Author: Professor Wendy Atkin
Contractor: Imperial College London
Co-investigators: Dr Brian Saunders, Dr Christian Von Wagner, Dr Ines Kralj-Hans, Dr Roland Valori, Professor James Batchelor, Professor Jane Wardle, Professor Robert Steele, Professor Stephen Duffy, Professor Stephen Halloran, Professor Stephen Morris.
Started: January 2011 | Status: Published January 2019
Annual faecal immunochemical testing, with colonoscopy in positive cases, was generally acceptable to patients and would be cost-saving compared to three-yearly colonoscopy, although it has lower sensitivity, resulting in missed lesions.
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