The summary below is from the full report titled “Accuracy of Screening for Fecal Occult Blood on a Single Stool Sample Obtained by Digital Rectal Examination: A Comparison with Recommended Sampling Practice.” It is in the 18 January 2005 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine (volume 142, pages 81-85). The authors are J.F. Collins, D.A. Lieberman, T.E. Durbin, D.G. Weiss, and the Veterans Affairs Cooperative Study #380 Group.
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What Is the Best Way To Test for Colorectal Cancer?. Ann Intern Med. ;142:I–23. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-142-2-200501180-00001
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2005;142(2):I-23.
Colorectal Cancer, Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Hematology/Oncology.
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