• Colorectal Cancer Screening 

    Gaskie, Sean (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2005-03)
    Both fecal occult blood testing (FOBT) and flexible sigmoidoscopy are effective in screening for colorectal cancer. FOBT can reduce mortality from colorectal cancer. [Strength of recommendation: A, based on high-quality ...
  • How does colonoscopy compare with fecal occult blood testing as a screening tool for colon cancer? 

    Boggs, Bruce D.; Stephens, Mary Maniscalco; Wallace, Rick (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2005-11)
    No studies have directly compared colonoscopy with fecal occult blood testing (FOBT). Multiple screening trials have demonstrated that a primary strategy of 3-card home FOBT with follow-up colonoscopy for positive results ...