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CLINICAL GUIDELINE: PART I: Suggested Technique for Fecal Occult Blood Testing and Interpretation in Colorectal Cancer Screening

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American College of Physicians* *This paper, written by David F. Ransohoff, MD, and Christopher A. Lang, MD, was developed for the Health and Public Policy Committee by the Clinical Efficacy Assessment Subcommittee: George E. Thibault, MD, Chair; John R. Feussner, MD, Co-Chair; Anne-Marie J. Audet, MD; Gottlieb C. Friesinger Jr., MD; Daniel L. Kent, MD; Keith I. Marton, MD; Valerie Anne Palda, MD; John J. Whyte, MD; and Preston L. Winters, MD. This paper was approved by the Board of Regents on 26 October 1996. Requests for Reprints: Customer Service Representative, American College of Physicians, Independence Mall West, Sixth Street at Race, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1572.

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Ann Intern Med. 1997;126(10):808-810. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-126-10-199705150-00013
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The numbers in square brackets are cross-references to the numbered sections in the accompanying paper, “Screening for Colorectal Cancer with the Fecal Occult Blood Test: A Background Paper,” which is part II of this guideline (see pages 811-822).

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