Debates

As a card-carrying gastroenterologist, I enjoy performing screening colonoscopy just like most of my society brethren. However, I feel strongly¬†that the fecal immunochemical test (FIT) is a fully acceptable alternative for colorectal cancer (CRC) screening. Perhaps the easiest defense for those of us¬†who are enthusiastic about stool-based screening is the quality of evidence supporting it. […]

Debates

In Australia and some European countries, colorectal cancer (CRC) screening occurs in an organized or programmatic setting, usually funded by the national government. Organized screening commonly relies on fecal occult blood testing (FOBT) as the primary means of screening, and usually the fecal immunochemical test (FIT). FIT is a good option for these programs as […]