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[uh-kult or o-kult]hidden or concealed. In cancer screening, can refer to small amounts of blood in stool that cannot be seen identified without special tests. See also fecal occult blood test, colorectal cancer screening.

CLINICIAN'S REFERENCE: FECAL OCCULT BLOOD ...

CLINICIAN'S REFERENCE: FECAL OCCULT BLOOD TESTING (FOBT) ...
CLINICIAN'S REFERENCE: FECAL OCCULT BLOOD TESTING (FOBT) ...

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

Chronological History of ACS Recommendations for the Early ...

... 40 and over. Yearly. Fecal occult blood test (FOBT). 50 and over. Yearly. ... 40
and over. Yearly. Fecal occult blood test (FOBT). 50 and over. Yearly. ...

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

Cancer Glossary

... Unlike the fecal occult blood test (FOBT), this test is not affected by vitamins
or foods, so there are no dietary restrictions before taking the test. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=f

Powerful Choices Podcast: You Can Prevent Colon Cancer

... Those include stool tests like the fecal occult blood test. ... fecal occult
blood test; fecal immunochemical test; stool DNA test. ...

http://www.cancer.org/healthy/eathealthygetactive/powerfulchoicespodcasts/powerful-choices-podcast-you-can-prevent-colon-cancer

MediaRoom - Press Releases

... Tests that primarily detect cancer: • Annual guaiac-based fecal occult blood
test (gFOBT) with high test sensitivity for cancer (Older versions of the ...

http://pressroom.cancer.org/coloncancer2013

Cancer Glossary

... obese. occult Search [uh-kult or o-kult]. hidden or concealed. ... tests. See
also fecal occult blood test, colorectal cancer screening. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=o

Cancer Glossary

... They can also cause slight bleeding, which can result in a positive fecal occult
blood test or fecal immunochemical test even when no cancer is ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=h

Cancer Glossary

... any symptoms. For example, screening tests for colon cancer include
colonoscopy and the fecal occult blood test. Some ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=s

Can colorectal polyps and cancer be found early?

... Fecal occult blood test. The fecal occult blood test (FOBT) is used to find occult
blood (blood that can't be seen with the naked eye) in feces. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/detailedguide/colorectal-cancer-detection

American Cancer Society FluFOBT Program

... It has been demonstrated in the medical literature that offering and providing
take-home fecal occult blood tests (FOBTs) or fecal immunochemical ...

http://www.cancer.org/healthy/informationforhealthcareprofessionals/colonmdclinicansinformationsource/flufobtprogram/index