Gastroenterology Podcast November 2014: Comparing Fecal Immunochemical Tests and Colonoscopy in Familial Colorectal Cancer Screening
A study in the November issue of Gastroenterology shows results of a controlled randomized trial to compare the efficacy of repeated fecal immunochemical tests (FITs) and colonoscopy in detecting advanced neoplasia (advanced adenoma or colorectal cancer [CRC]) in family members of patients with CRC. Dr. Kuemmerle speaks with the first author of the study, Dr. Enrique Quintero of the University of La Laguna; Plus, a rundown of top stories from this month's issue of GI and Hepatology News.
Masclee Quintero E, Carrillo M, Gimeno-García AZ, et al. Equivalency of Fecal Immunochemical Tests and Colonoscopy in Familial Colorectal Cancer Screening. Gastroenterology 2014; November; 147(5): 1021–1030.e1
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