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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
4 out of 4
4 out of 4
Year Published: 
2008

Colorectal Cancer: Screening – Adults Older Than Age 85

Description of Resource: 
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends against screening for colorectal cancer in adults older than age 85.

Evidence-Based Resource Details

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Developed By: 
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
Developer Type: 
Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
Cancer
Healthy People 2020 Objectives: 
Resource Type: 
Systematic Review
Citation: 
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Colorectal Cancer: Screening recommendation statement [Internet]. 2008 Oct [cited 2014 Jan 8]. Available from: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf08/colocancer/colors.htm