Q&A: ACP issues new guidance on colorectal cancer screening

The ACP has issued a new evidence-based guidance statement on screening for colorectal cancer screening in asymptomatic adults with average risk.Because multiple organizations differ on recommendations for screening age, methods and screening intervals, the “ACP offers guidance that attempts to reconcile the different guidelines,” Michael Pignone, MD, MPH, chair of the department of medicine in the Dell Medical School at the University of Texas, wrote in an accompanying editorial.The authors of the ACP guidance statement said they evaluated cancer screening guidelines published byRead More

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