The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has recommended dropping the start age for colorectal cancer screening from 50 to 45 years. The policy change, foreshadowed late last year in draft recommendations and previously reported in the limbic, acknowledges the increasing incidence of colorectal cancer in younger adults. The USPSTF recommendations, published in JAMA, are ...
For colorectal cancer, 45 is the new 50 for screening
By Mardi Chapman
24 May 2021