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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

Chief investigator: Professor Wendy AtkinORCID logo

Lead Author: Professor Wendy AtkinORCID logo

Contractor: Imperial College London

Cost: £1,276,449.36

Co-investigators: Dr Brian Saunders, Dr Christian Von WagnerORCID logo, Dr Ines Kralj-HansORCID logo, Dr Roland Valori, Professor James Batchelor, Professor Jane Wardle, Professor Robert Steele, Professor Stephen DuffyORCID logo, Professor Stephen Halloran, Professor Stephen MorrisORCID logo.

Started: January 2011 | Status: Published January 2019

ISRCTN: 18040196

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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