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SCREENING

Colorectal CancerAdults, beginning at age 50 years and continuing until age 75 years

GRADE

Strongly Recommended

SPECIFIC RECOMMENDATIONS

The USPSTF recommends screening for colorectal cancer using fecal occult blood testing, sigmoidoscopy, or colonoscopy, in adults, beginning at age 50 years and continuing until age 75 years. The risks and benefits of these screening methods vary.

FREQUENCY OF SERVICE

Frequency is dependent on screening modality - fecal occult blood testing, sigmoidoscopy, or colonoscopy.

RISK FACTOR INFORMATION

No Risk Factor Information currently available.


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