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Task Force lowers age for colorectal cancer screening to begin

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommended colorectal cancer screening begin at age 45 years based on an evidence review finding with moderate certainty that the net benefit is moderate to substantial.
25 May 2021

Colorectal screening methods debated

The prevention successes achieved by colorectal cancer screening have been well documented, but the debate persists regarding to what extent should doctors insist on colonoscopy, rather than allowing patients to select a method that they are more likely to consistently follow.
1 Jun 2016

Flexible sigmoidoscopy associated with long-term reduction in colorectal cancer incidence, mortality

Colorectal cancer incidence and mortality were reduced by about 20% in patients who were randomized to receive once-only flexible sigmoidoscopy screening between the ages of 55 to 64 years instead of usual care.
9 Nov 2021

Increasing colorectal cancer screening

Screening rates increased from 2000 to 2015 but continue to lag behind goal levels.
1 Jan 2019

European trial finds reduction in cancers but not deaths with invitation to colonoscopy screening

Healthy patients in Poland, Norway, and Sweden were randomized to usual care or an invitation to screening colonoscopy; only 42% of invited patients responded. The invited group had an 18% lower risk of colorectal cancer at 10 years compared to the usual care group.
18 Oct 2022

USPSTF draft recommendations favor screening younger patients for colorectal cancer

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) newly issued a B recommendation in support of screening adults ages 45 to 49 years. The recommendations are currently open for public comment.
3 Nov 2020

Primary care has growing role in colorectal cancer follow-up

Increased attention to transitioning colorectal cancer patients who have completed their treatment back into the care of their primary care clinicians is increasingly important in the face of a shortage in the oncology workforce.
1 Mar 2016

Carcinoids contributed to recent increase in early-onset colorectal cancer rates

While colorectal carcinoid rates are increasing more quickly than colorectal adenocarcinoma rates in younger patients, adenocarcinomas are steadily increasing in almost all early-onset subgroups, including those in their 40s, a U.S. study found.
15 Dec 2020

Middle-age adults getting less colorectal cancer screening than retirement-age adults

Specific population-based efforts to increase colorectal cancer screening are needed so that patients start at age 50 years and continue through age 75 years for the most benefit, study authors said.
24 Mar 2020

Be on alert for CRC in younger patients

Medical groups are coming to consensus about expanded screening guidelines for colorectal cancer that lower the age to begin screening.
1 Sep 2021

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