All 68,308 inhabitants of Göteborg born between 1918 and 1931 were randomly divided into a test and a control group.
The subjects in the test group were invited to perform Hemoccult II fecal occult blood testing on 3 days and to repeat the test after 16 to 24 months.
In the prevalence screening 21,347 (63%) performed the test, and in the rescreening 19,991 (60%). Investigation of the 942 (4.4%) with positive tests in the prevalence screening showed 47 cancers and 129 subjects with adenomas =1.0 cm.
In the rescreening 5.1% had a positive test, and 34 cancers and 122 subjects with adenomas (=1.0 cm) were found among those.
Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur maligne, Côlon, Rectum, Homme, Criblage, Epidémiologie, Dépistage, Etude longitudinale, Fèces, Exploration, Sang, Suède, Europe, Appareil digestif pathologie, Intestin pathologie, Côlon pathologie, Rectum pathologie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malignant tumor, Colon, Rectum, Human, Screening, Epidemiology, Medical screening, Follow up study, Feces, Exploration, Blood, Sweden, Europe, Digestive diseases, Intestinal disease, Colonic disease, Rectal disease
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0489098
Code Inist : 002B13B01. Création : 199501.