In a recent visit to my doctor, I encountered the acronym FIT (fecal immunochemical test).
FIT is a newer colon cancer screening test to detect small amount of blood in the stool. If it is new for you, as it was for me, and you are curious to learn more, check out the following.
- At-Home Stool Test for Colon Cancer – View article at WebMD
- What is a FIT test? – View article in pdf format at Healthpartners.com
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