Table 9

Stage distribution of cancers confirmed by endoscopy following CTC alone compared with cancer stage across the whole BCSP

StageCTC total*CTC percentageBCSP total†BCSP percentage
Dukes A3729.861428.9
Dukes B3830.651724.4
Dukes C3427.449723.4
Dukes D75.61215.7
  • *10 further cancers were suspected radiologically but not confirmed histologically.

  • †This total will include a small number of cancers diagnosed by CTC, albeit likely fewer than 15.

  • BCSP, Bowel Cancer Screening Programme; CTC, CT colonography.