FIT screening

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the most frequently diagnosed cancers. The good news is that CRC incidence and mortality can be reduced significantly if detected early enough.

Faecal immunochemical tests (FIT) are non-invasive and can detect blood in stool invisible to the naked eye. Due to its simplicity, FIT is currently considered the best non-invasive test for CRC screening.

Invest a little time in your own health by taking the FIT to prevent or detect colon cancer early on.
For further information, please visit our ‘FIT for screening’ website www.fitscreening.eu/patients

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OSNA – THE NEW GENERATION OF SENTINEL LYMPH NODE ANALYSIS FOR BREAST CANCER

The sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) has become established as the gold standard for clinically node-negative patients with primary mammary carcinomas. To exploit the benefits of this procedure, the sentinel lymph nodes are often analysed intra-operatively. The investigation is often made using frozen section or imprint cytology with subsequent HE stain (haematoxylin-eosin). These histopathological methods, however, have limited sensitivity, as only a small section of the lymph node tissue can be investigated during surgery. In contrast, the OSNA® system allows the intraoperative analysis of the entire lymph node, thereby allowing a more accurate assessment of the extent of the metastatic spread. An earlier definitive decision on the necessary therapeutic measures can then be made during the surgical procedure.

•    The entire lymph node can be analysed
•    Intraoperative decision, immediate and reliable
•    Clear indication of the axillary status
•    Second operations can be avoided
•    Immediate reconstructions possible
•    Prompt initiation of further therapeutic measures
•    Shorter waiting time and less stress for the patient

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