TITLE

USPTF calls for more data before offering recommendation on CT colonography

AUTHOR(S)
LoConte, Noelle
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Hem/Onc Today;10/25/2008, Vol. 9 Issue 19, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Task Force (USPTF) regarding screening for colorectal cancer. According to the new recommendation, screening of patients with average risk should stop at the age of 75-years-old. It is noted that the USPTF requires more data in order to determine whether patients should undergo computed tomography (CT) colonography.
ACCESSION #
34781558

 

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