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As a result, the report predicts that more doctors in Brazil will recommend such screening test to patients, as an alternative to FOB testing and screening colonoscopies.
And certainly amongst the GI community there was controversy as to whether a screening program based on FOB testing was the best approach," he added.
Therefore, he urges FOB testing of all persons over 50, with special attention to those who have a family history of the disease, or with inflammatory bowel disease that predisposes to colon cancer.
Frequencies of rectal examinations, FOB testing and flexible sigmoidoscopies were determined for each age category and for men and women in each category.
There was significantly more FOB testing in patients aged 50-60 than in those aged [is greater than or equal to] 71 years (P [is less than] 0.