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www.radiologyinfo.org/en/info/screening-colorectal

Tests that allow for cancer detection only include: fecal occult blood test (gFOBT) or fecal immunochemical test (FIT) every year; stool DNA test every three years. If  ...

www.mycoloncancercoach.org/Colon-Cancer-101/Overview

Blood tests could include a complete blood count (CBC), liver function test (LFT), and/or CEA (carcinoembryonic antigen) measurement. CBC is used to rule out ...

www.bccancer.bc.ca/screening/colon/get-screened/what-is-the-fit

The screening test for colon cancer is called the Fecal Immunochemical Test (FIT ). FIT detects blood in your stool (poop) which can be a sign of pre-cancer.

myhealth.alberta.ca/Alberta/Pages/common-questions-about-the-fecal-immunochemical-test.aspx

Colorectal cancer is cancer that starts in the colon or rectum. ... The lab sends the test result to your family doctor and the Alberta Colorectal Cancer Screening ...

wa.kaiserpermanente.org/healthAndWellness/index.jhtml?item=/common/healthAndWellness/tests/screenings/colon.html

Types of tests. Stool test: Also called a fecal immunochemical test or FIT, this test looks for small amounts of blood in your stool (feces). A ...

www.cologuard.com

Cologuard® is a noninvasive colon cancer screening test for adults 45+ at average risk. See risk info and talk to your provider. Rx only.

www.mayoclinichealthsystem.org/hometown-health/speaking-of-health/5-questions-about-stool-dna-tests-for-colon-cancer

Mar 31, 2021 ... The test also detects small amounts of blood shed into the stool from colon cancer or polyps. When present in your colon, cancer or polyps ...

www.mass.gov/info-details/yearly-at-home-stool-test-for-colon-cancer

A stool test — known as a fecal occult blood test (FOBT) or fecal immunochemical test (FIT) — is an easy, once-a-year screening test for colon cancer that you ...

www.merckmanuals.com/home/digestive-disorders/tumors-of-the-digestive-system/colorectal-cancer

The stool may be streaked or mixed with blood, but often the blood cannot be seen. The most common first symptom of rectal cancer is bleeding during a bowel  ...

www.healthline.com/health/colon-cancer

Aug 21, 2020 ... You may undergo fecal testing every 1 to 2 years. Fecal tests are used to detect hidden blood in your stool. There are two main types, the guaiac- ...

pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/26639687

Two techniques are usually used for detection of occult blood in the stool: Hemoccult (Guaiac) test and immunochemical test for hemoglobin. There is no ...