Survey results report a knowledge gap regarding early-onset CRC screening among PCPs

Survey results report a knowledge gap regarding early-onset CRC screening among PCPs

Primary care practitioners need increased education and recommendations for early-onset colorectal cancer screening practices, according to a presentation at Digestive Disease Week.“The burden of CRC in young patients is increasing; in an effort to address this changing epidemiology, multiple professional societies are considering recommendations to lower the starting age of CRC screening from 50 to 45 years old,” Anjali Parekh, MD, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, said. “PCPs are responsible for CRC risk assessment and make screening recommendations toRead More

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