On Wednesday the 30th of May 2018, updated guidelines for colorectal cancer screening in average-risk adults were published by the American Cancer Society (ACS) in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians.
The new recommendation is that adults aged 45 years and older with an average risk of colorectal cancer undergo regular screening. Options for screening include:
All positive results on non-colonoscopy screening tests should be followed by a colonoscopy. For more information on colon cancer screening, click here.