Timing of Colorectal Cancer Screening: How Current Guidelines Vary

June 17, 2019
Lori Smith, BSN, MSN, CRNP

This slideshow reviews the latest guidelines and updates on colorectal cancer screening.

The American Cancer Society (ACS) estimates that, in 2019 alone, there will be more than 100,000 new diagnoses of colon cancer and more than 44,000 new cases of rectal cancer in the United States. Clinicians require up-to-date information on colorectal cancer screening guidelines to provide care to their patient populations. This slideshow summarizes the last recommendations from various professional organizations as well as the available screening strategies.