Cancer screening in the United States, 2012: A review of current American Cancer Society guidelines and current issues in cancer screening

Robert A. Smith, Vilma Cokkinides, Otis Brawley

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Abstract

Each year the American Cancer Society (ACS) publishes a summary of its recommendations for early cancer detection, a report on data and trends in cancer screening rates, and select issues related to cancer screening. In this issue of the journal, current ACS cancer screening guidelines are summarized, as are the latest data on the use of cancer screening from the National Health Interview Survey. CA Cancer J Clin 2012. © 2012 American Cancer Society.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)129-142
Number of pages14
JournalCA Cancer Journal for Clinicians
Volume62
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2012
Externally publishedYes

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hematology
  • Oncology

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