FECAL OCCULT BLOOD TEST SCREENING INCREASES THE CHANCES FOR RADICAL SURGERY FOR COLORECTAL CANCER ONLY SLIGHTLY BUT ENABLES ELIMINATION OF PREMALIGNANT LESIONS

(1) Department of Surgery, University Hospital of North Norway, Narvik, Norway

(2) Mass Screening Registry, Finnish Cancer Registry

(3) Department of Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki

(4) Department of Medicine, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland



This item was part of the Screening for colorectal cancer session at Gastro 2009 UEGW/WCOG London (17th UEGW)

This item can be cited as: Gut 2009; 58 (Suppl II) A35