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Effect of 3 to 5 years of scheduled CEA and CT follow-up to detect recurrence of colorectal cancer: the FACS randomized clinical trial.

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IMPORTANCE: Intensive follow-up after surgery for colorectal cancer is common practice but is based on limited evidence. OBJECTIVE: To assess the effect of scheduled blood measurement of carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) and computed tomography (CT) as follow-up to detect recurrent colorectal cancer treatable with curative intent. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS: Randomized clinical trial in 39 National Health Service hospitals in the United Kingdom; 1202 eligible participants were recruited b...

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10.1001/jama.2013.285718

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, Biomedical RC
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Population Health
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-Cancer
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-CTU
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Journal:
JAMA
Volume:
311
Issue:
3
Pages:
263-270
Publication date:
2014-01-05
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EISSN:
1538-3598
ISSN:
0098-7484
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uuid:25d4adf1-5156-40df-89d2-1e646c5d2b86
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446594
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pubs:446594

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