Cancer screening in the United States, 2016: A review of current American Cancer Society guidelines and current issues in cancer screening

Robert A. Smith, Kimberly Andrews, Durado Brooks, Carol E. Desantis, Stacey A. Fedewa, Joannie Lortet-Tieulent, Deana Manassaram-Baptiste, Otis W. Brawley, Richard C. Wender

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Abstract

Answer questions and earn CME/CNE Each year the American Cancer Society (ACS) publishes a summary of its guidelines for early cancer detection, data and trends in cancer screening rates, and select issues related to cancer screening. In this issue of the journal, we summarize current ACS cancer screening guidelines, including the update of the breast cancer screening guideline, discuss quality issues in colorectal cancer screening and new developments in lung cancer screening, and provide the latest data on utilization of cancer screening from the National Health Interview Survey.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)95-114
Number of pages20
JournalCA Cancer Journal for Clinicians
Volume66
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2016
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • breast neoplasms
  • cervical neoplasms
  • colon and rectum neoplasms
  • early detection
  • lung neoplasms
  • screening

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hematology
  • Oncology

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