fecal occult test


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Synonyms for fecal occult test

a test performed at home in which you collect specimens of your stool that are tested for traces of blood

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According to the FDA, in the 10,000-patient study, Cologuard accurately detected cancers and advanced adenomas more often than did the fecal occult test.
Cologuard detected cancers and advanced adenomas more often than did the fecal occult test, but it was less accurate at identifying subjects negative for cancers or adenomas.
The new wording stated that the ACG "supports the joint guideline recommendation that older guaiac-based fecal occult tests be abandoned as a method for CRC screening" The ACG instead "recommends the FIT as the preferred cancer detection kit.