Review risk factors related to family history, diet, obesity, and more.
Colorectal Cancer Screening and Surveillance Guidelines
If all adults 50 and older were screened for colon cancer, we could cut the death rate from this disease in half, saving approximately 25,000 lives per year. Review recommendations for colorectal cancer screening based on risk. Also browse some of the latest evidence on colorectal cancer screening.
See plain-language descriptions of the recommended screening tests for colorectal cancer, and the pros and cons of each.
See the American Cancer Society’s colorectal cancer screening guidelines for people at average, increased, or high risk.
Compare colorectal cancer screening guidelines from the American Cancer Society and other organizations.
Browse recent scientific articles on colorectal cancer risk factors, screening and surveillance.