Stool DNA testing: a new, noninvasive option for colorectal cancer screening.

Stool DNA testing: a new, noninvasive option for colorectal cancer screening. Clin Adv Hematol Oncol. 2015 Jul;13(7):432-4 Authors: Ahlquist DA PMID: 26353038 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Clinical Advances in Hematology and Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Clin Adv Hematol Oncol Source Type: research

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Source: Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine - Category: General Medicine Tags: Exp Ther Med Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Medicine and Life - Category: General Medicine Tags: J Med Life Source Type: research
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Source: Oncology Letters - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncol Lett Source Type: research
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Source: Oncology Letters - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncol Lett Source Type: research
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Source: Oncology Letters - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncol Lett Source Type: research
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Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Investigative Surgery - Category: Surgery Tags: J Invest Surg Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Ethnopharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
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