Screening strategies for colorectal cancer in asymptomatic adults

D. Kim Turgeon, Mack Ruffin

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Abstract

This article provides an update for the primary care community on the evidence and recommendations for colorectal cancer screening in the adult population without symptoms at average and increased risk, excluding patients with high-risk genetic syndromes. The current and possible new screening strategies are reviewed, along with clinical wisdom related to the implementation of each method.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)331-353
Number of pages23
JournalPrimary Care - Clinics in Office Practice
Volume41
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014

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Colorectal Neoplasms
Early Detection of Cancer
Primary Health Care
Population

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  • Pharmacology (medical)

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Screening strategies for colorectal cancer in asymptomatic adults. / Turgeon, D. Kim; Ruffin, Mack.

In: Primary Care - Clinics in Office Practice, Vol. 41, No. 2, 01.01.2014, p. 331-353.

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