Colorectal cancer screening.


Journal Article

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.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Burt, RW; Cannon, JA; David, DS; Early, DS; Ford, JM; Giardiello, FM; Halverson, AL; Hamilton, SR; Hampel, H; Ismail, MK; Jasperson, K; Klapman, JB; Lazenby, AJ; Lynch, PM; Mayer, RJ; Ness, RM; Provenzale, D; Rao, MS; Shike, M; Steinbach, G; Terdiman, JP; Weinberg, D; Dwyer, M; Freedman-Cass, D; National comprehensive cancer network,

Published Date

  • December 1, 2013

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 11 / 12

Start / End Page

  • 1538 - 1575

PubMed ID

  • 24335688

Pubmed Central ID

  • 24335688

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1540-1413

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.6004/jnccn.2013.0180


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States