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US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendations for Colorectal Cancer Screening

US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendations for Colorectal Cancer Screening Opinion EDITORIAL US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendations for Colorectal Cancer Screening Forty-Five Is the New Fifty Kimmie Ng, MD, MPH; Folasade P. May, MD, PhD, MPhil; Deborah Schrag, MD, MPH cancer incidence and mortality data and found that initiation Colorectal cancer is the third most common cause of cancer in men and women in the US and the second leading cause of screening at age 45 was associated with an efficient bal- of cancer death in the US when men and women are ance of life-years gained vs colonoscopy burden. Screening combined. However, colorectal cancer is one of the most initiation at age 45 was projected to be associated with an preventable malignancies, estimated additional 22 to 27 life-years gained compared with a long natural history of with starting at age 50, and with a relatively small increase in Multimedia progression from a preneo- the number of complications. Extending screening beyond plastic to neoplastic state age 75 was projected to be associated with only small Related articles pages 1965, and the availability of effec- increases in life-years gained, prompting no change in the 1978, and 1998 tive screening tests that can USPSTF 2016 recommendation to only selectively screen http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendations for Colorectal Cancer Screening

JAMA , Volume 325 (19) – May 18, 2021

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American Medical Association
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Copyright 2021 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
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0098-7484
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1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.2021.4133
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Abstract

Opinion EDITORIAL US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendations for Colorectal Cancer Screening Forty-Five Is the New Fifty Kimmie Ng, MD, MPH; Folasade P. May, MD, PhD, MPhil; Deborah Schrag, MD, MPH cancer incidence and mortality data and found that initiation Colorectal cancer is the third most common cause of cancer in men and women in the US and the second leading cause of screening at age 45 was associated with an efficient bal- of cancer death in the US when men and women are ance of life-years gained vs colonoscopy burden. Screening combined. However, colorectal cancer is one of the most initiation at age 45 was projected to be associated with an preventable malignancies, estimated additional 22 to 27 life-years gained compared with a long natural history of with starting at age 50, and with a relatively small increase in Multimedia progression from a preneo- the number of complications. Extending screening beyond plastic to neoplastic state age 75 was projected to be associated with only small Related articles pages 1965, and the availability of effec- increases in life-years gained, prompting no change in the 1978, and 1998 tive screening tests that can USPSTF 2016 recommendation to only selectively screen

Journal

JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: May 18, 2021

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