ICARE Social Media Post May 2021

USPSTF Earlier Colorectal Cancer Screening At Age 45

The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) now recommends routine colorectal cancer screening begin at age 45 (lowered from the previous recommendation to start screening at age 50) due to an increasing number of colorectal cancer cases in younger adults.

For more information, check out the full JAMA article at: https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2779985

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