Doctors give PNP test kits for colon cancer

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CITY OF SAN FERNANDO —- At least 2,200 kits for screening and detecting colorectal cancer (CRC) or colon cancer and polyps have been given by the Philippine Society of Gastroenterology (PSG) to the Philippine National Police.

PSG president Dr. Augusto Jose Galang handed the kits to Gen. Camilo Pancratius Cascolan, deputy chief for administration, days before National Heroes Day on Monday.

Galang said the Fecal Immunochemical Test kits, donated by Nagase Singapore, are easy to use and self-administer. These are intended to look for possible traces of blood in an individual’s stool specimen.

The kits are used by patients 50 years old and above, by younger ones with a family hist…

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