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Which tests are used to check for colorectal cancer?

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The recommended screening tests to detect early-stage lesions and polyps for people at average risk include:

  • Fecal occult blood test
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Colonoscopy

American Cancer Society.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on March 4, 2018

American Cancer Society.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on March 4, 2018

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