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guaiac

[gwi-ack] substance used to test stool to see if it contains blood. See also fecal occult blood test.

CLINICIAN'S REFERENCE: FECAL OCCULT BLOOD ...

... This document provides state-of-the-science information about
guaiac-based FOBT and fecal immunochemical tests (FIT). ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@editorial/documents/document/acspc-033144.pdf

American Cancer Society FluFOBT Program Implementation ...

... must be done annually to be effective.8 There are two types of stool tests
currently used for colorectal cancer screening, the guaiac-based FOBT ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@editorial/documents/document/acspc-040286.pdf

Steps for Increasing Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates: A ...

... Guaiac Fecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT) or Fecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) ...
Two main types of FOBT are available – guaiac-based FOBT and FIT ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/documents/document/acspc-044104.pdf

American Cancer Society Guidelines for the Early Detection of ...

... Tests that primarily find cancer. Yearly guaiac-based fecal occult blood test
(gFOBT)**, or; Yearly fecal immunochemical test (FIT)**, or; ...

http://www.cancer.org/healthy/findcancerearly/cancerscreeningguidelines/american-cancer-society-guidelines-for-the-early-detection-of-cancer

Colorectal Cancer Facts and Figures 2014-2016.

... High-Sensitivity Guaiac-based Fecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT) • No bowel
preparation • Sampling is done at home • Low cost • Noninvasive ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/documents/document/acspc-042280.pdf

Colorectal cancer screening tests

... Guaiac-based fecal occult blood test. ... The guaiac-based fecal occult blood
test (gFOBT) detects blood in the stool through a chemical reaction. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-screening-tests-used

Chronological History of ACS Recommendations for the Early ...

... CT colonography (virtual colonoscopy) 3. 50 and over. Every 5 years.
Guaiac-based fecal occult blood test (FOBT)** ,3. 50 and over. Yearly. ...

http://www.cancer.org/healthy/findcancerearly/cancerscreeningguidelines/chronological-history-of-acs-recommendations

Cancer Facts for Men

... Tests that primarily find cancer. Yearly guaiac-based fecal occult blood test
(gFOBT) ** , or; Yearly fecal immunochemical test (FIT)**, or; ...

http://www.cancer.org/healthy/findcancerearly/menshealth/cancer-facts-for-men

Cancer Facts & Figures for African Americans 2013-2014

... Guaiac-based toilet bowl FOBT tests also are not recommended. In
comparison with guaiac-based tests for the detection ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@epidemiologysurveilance/documents/document/acspc-036921.pdf