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Cancer screening test type

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Metadata item type:Help on this termProperty
METeOR identifier:Help on this term529824
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 29/08/2014
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The type of screening test used to determine whether further testing is required to diagnose cancer.

The type of screening test selected will depend on the type of cancer. For example, the primary screening test for:

  • Breast cancer is mammograms
  • Bowel cancer is the faecal occult blood test (FOBT)
  • Cervical cancer is Papanicolaou smear or 'Pap test'.
Property group:Help on this termScreening event

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Person—cancer screening test type Health, Standard 29/08/2014

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