Evaluation Of Positive Screening Findings

Normal risk:

■ Asymptomatic

• Negative family history

FOBT annually (category 1) and flexible sigmoidoscopy every 5 y

* 60 cm scope or longer

Double-contrast barium enema every 5 y

CcEonoscopy every 10 y^ c



- Routine screening

No biopsy

Colonoscopy a,b-

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a alf FOBT positive and colonoscopy negative, proceed with additional workup.

blf colonoscopy incomplete, perform double-contrast barium enema at discretion of physician.

cData regarding virtual colonoscopy Is too premature to warrant its use in screening.

Fecal Occult Blood Test fFOBTl

• Any positive test requires evaluation

• 3 successive stool specimens

• Prescribed diet

• Not via digital rectal examination

• Guaiac-based nonrehydrated

• Immunochemical techniques under investigation

• Coordinated by health care provider

• Annual FOBT need not be performed if screening colonoscopy or double-contrast enema are used as a screening measure in an average-risk patient

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Figure 7-1. National Comprehensive Cancer Network practice guidelines for colorectal screening. These guidelines are a work in progress that will be refined as often as new significant data become available. Reprinted with permission from NCCN 2003 Colorectal Screening Guideline (version 1.2003), 'The Complete Library of NCCN Oncology Practice Guidelines" [CD-ROM], (May 2003), Jenkintown, Pennsylvania. To view the most recent and complete version of the guideline, go online to www.nccn.org.


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