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Comparison of Fecal Ribonucleic Acid (RNA) Test With Fecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT) for Detecting Colorectal Cancer and Adenoma

2014-08-27 03:49:50 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second common cause of death in the Western world, and is very increasing in Japan. Fecal occult blood test (FOBT) is used routinely for CRC screening, which has been shown to reduce the incidence, morbidity, and mortality of CRC. However, there is a need to develop a novel method to improve sensitivity. The investigators reported that Fecal COX-2 assay, one of fecal RNA test, is potentially useful for colorectal cancer screening (Gastroenterology 127; 422-427, 2004). So the investigators planed to compare fecal RNA test with FOBT for detecting colorectal cancer and adenoma.

Study Design

Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Retrospective

Conditions

Colorectal Cancer

Location

Hamamatsu University School of Medicine
Hamamatsu
Japan
431-3192

Status

Recruiting

Source

Hamamatsu University

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:49:50-0400

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