CRC screening response suggests a ‘greater opportunity to leverage’ FIT in younger adults

CHICAGO — Individuals aged 45 to 49 years who were mailed fecal immunochemical tests for colorectal cancer screening completed the tests in a timelier manner than those aged 50 years and older, according to data from Digestive Disease Week.“For this analysis, we looked at patients who were invited to screening beginning May 1, 2021, through December 31, 2022, aligned with the change in screening guidelines from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force to include people aged 45 to 49,” Emily Berry, MSPH, clinical research manager at Moncrief Cancer Institute in Texas, toldRead More