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ACP, Annals of Internal Medicine host forum on controversies in colorectal cancer screening

A full recording of “Controversies in Colorectal Cancer Screening” is available online.
12 Dec 2023

Experts debate dilemmas in colorectal cancer screening

The latest ACP/Annals of Internal Medicine virtual forum discussed the controversy around colorectal cancer screening, clarified the rationale supporting the varying recommendations, and equipped physicians to make screening choices that best align with patients' clinical situations.
1 Feb 2024

Register now for ACP's and Annals of Internal Medicine's forum on controversies in colorectal cancer screening

A panel of experts will discuss colorectal cancer screening options based on diagnostic test accuracy, effectiveness, and potential harm during the virtual live event on Dec. 6 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. ET.
21 Nov 2023

Increasing colorectal cancer screening

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

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

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

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

Start screening for colorectal cancer at age 50 years, ACP suggests

An update of ACP's 2019 guidance statement on the topic suggests that clinicians start screening for colorectal cancer in asymptomatic average-risk adults at age 50 years and consider not screening those between the ages of 45 and 49 years.
1 Aug 2023

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

The ins and outs of insulin updates, new guidelines, and more

This month's issue addresses insulin, an updated cardiology guideline, and colorectal cancer screening.
1 Feb 2024

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