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Faecal immunochemical tests to triage low risk populations for suspected colorectal cancer referrals in primary care
Project title: Faecal immunochemical tests to triage low risk populations for suspected colorectal cancer referrals in primary care
Call to action: 15/17 Diagnostic Assessment 2015
Research type: Evidence Synthesis
Lead Author: Dr Marie Westwood
Contractor: Kleijnen Systematic Reviews Ltd
Started: February 2016 | Status: Published June 2017
PROSPERO registration: CRD42016037723
Faecal immunochemical testing is likely to be clinically and cost- effective in primary care for triaging people presenting with lower abdominal symptoms, but who are at low risk for colorectal cancer.
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