USPSTF expands colorectal cancer screening recommendation to include adults aged 45 years

All adults should begin to get screened for colorectal cancer at age 45 years, according to a draft recommendation by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.This is the first time the USPSTF has recommended screening initiation at age 45 years. The “B” recommendation indicates high certainty that the net benefit is moderate or moderate certainty that the net benefit is moderate or substantial.The task force continues to strongly recommend screening for adults between the ages of 50 and 75 years. The “A” recommendation indicates high certainty that the net benefit ofRead More

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