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The diagnostic accuracy of a single CEA blood test in detecting colorectal cancer recurrence: Results from the FACS trial.

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Objective

To evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of a single CEA (carcinoembryonic antigen) blood test in detecting colorectal cancer recurrence.

Background

Patients who have undergone curative resection for primary colorectal cancer are typically followed up with scheduled CEA testing for 5 years. Decisions to investigate further (usually by CT imaging) are based on single test results, reflecting international guidelines.

Methods

A secondary analysi...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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National Institute for Health Research
Grant:
11/136/81
Publisher:
Public Library of Science
Journal:
PLoS One More from this journal
Volume:
12
Issue:
3
Pages:
e0171810
Publication date:
2017-03-01
Acceptance date:
2017-01-26
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ISSN:
1932-6203
Language:
English
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pubs:685376
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uuid:0aae0a94-d6ee-41be-9afe-a9e80ec61b04
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pubs:685376
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685376
Deposit date:
2017-05-10

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