"FITs Fit the Bill for Detecting 79% of Colorectal Cancers"

Colorectal cancer fecal immunochemical test sensitive and accurate

(dailyRx News) The gold standard for detecting colorectal cancer is the colonoscopy, which provides an internal view of the entire colon. At home fecal sample tests are also available, but how accurate are they?

The at-home fecal immunochemical test, or FIT, accurately detects 79 percent of colorectal cancers, a review of previous studies found.

And the overall diagnostic accuracy of FITs is 95 percent.

Read more from RxWiki HERE.

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