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A positive fecal occult blood test associated increased risk of all-cause mortality
eMediNexus,  17 July 2018
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A study published online in the journal Gut suggests that fecal hemoglobin is not just associated with death from colorectal cancer, it is also associated with greater all-cause mortality. A positive fecal occult blood test was also associated with a 58% increased risk of death from all causes other than bowel cancer.
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