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Colon Cancer Awareness

CU, ALFA 2 SCIENTIFIC DESIGNS COLON CANCER is the third most common cancer diagnosed among men and women in the United States Colon cancer develops from polyps in the large intestine. Screening annually with an FOBT test helps save lives by detecting bleeding, which may be caused by polyps and cancer. Screening with a Fecal *Always remember to consult your doctor The National occult blood test (FOBT) or Fecal Immunoassay Test Institutes of Double- Health (NIH) contrast Flexible Virtual colonoscopy recommend barium sigmoidoscopy testing during the following enema Colonoscopy Every 5-10 Every 10 Every year Every 5 years Every 5 years intervals: years years Benefits of Early Detection Over1 million colorectal cancer patients survived Colon cancer diagnosis rates have dropped by 30% since more Americans are engaging in regular testing Importance of Regular Testing Without early detection and treatement over 95,000 Americans may be diagnosed with colon cancer An estimated 1 in 3 Americans between the ages of 50 and 75 do not engage in regular testing Over 50% of those diagnosed in 2016 will die from colon cancer What is FOBT? What is FIT? FOBT (fecal occult blood test) is a fecal-based colorectal cancer screening test There are two types of FOBTests, FIT (fecal immunochemical test), identified as iFOBT and guaiac FOBT (GFOBT). The IFOBT is an improved FOBT with much higher accuracy than guaiac FOBT. How does IFOBT compare to Guaiac FOBT? İFOBT uses antibodies specific for human hemoglobin and are not affected by diet or medications, unlike the guaiac test İFOBT has a variety of improved stool collection methods such as a brush or probe İFOBT has superior sensitivity and specificity as compared to guaiac FOBT There is evidence that IFOBT use improves patient participation in screening Why Choose the Alfa Scientific FIT Test? In just a few simple steps, you can perform an IFOBT in the privacy and comfort of your home With unprecedented speed and 98% accuracy, results are available in as little as 5 minutes ALFA İFOB

Colon Cancer Awareness

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The American Cancer Society estimates that in 2016, over 95,000 Americans will be diagnosed with Colon Cancer, and of those diagnosed, over half will die from Colon Cancer. Colon cancer normally devel...

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