Colorectal cancer screening: Clinical practice guidelines in oncology Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Colorectal Neoplasms
  • Early Detection of Cancer

abstract

  • Mortality from colorectal cancer can be reduced by early diagnosis and by cancer prevention through polypectomy. These NCCN Guidelines for Colorectal Cancer Screening describe various colorectal screening modalities and recommended screening schedules for patients at average or increased risk of developing colorectal cancer. In addition, the guidelines provide recommendations for the management of patients with high-risk colorectal cancer syndromes, including Lynch syndrome. Screening approaches for Lynch syndrome are also described.

publication date

  • December 2013

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 24335688

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1538

end page

  • 75

volume

  • 11

number

  • 12