Colorectal cancer screening prevalence remains low among younger adults

Colorectal cancer screening prevalence remained low in 2018 among U.S. adults aged 50 to 54 years vs. 70 to 75 years, with the younger group exhibiting larger disparities by race/ethnicity, education level, income and insurance.The findings, published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, indicate a need to ensure all groups realize the benefits of colorectal cancer screening, especially the newly eligible adult population aged 45 to 49 years, researchers noted.“The USPSTF updated their guidelines in May 2021 to recommend average-risk colorectal cancer screening startingRead More

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