Format

Send to

Choose Destination
CA Cancer J Clin. 2017 Mar;67(2):100-121. doi: 10.3322/caac.21392. Epub 2017 Feb 7.

Cancer screening in the United States, 2017: A review of current American Cancer Society guidelines and current issues in cancer screening.

Author information

1
Vice President, Cancer Screening, Cancer Control Department, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA.
2
Director, Cancer Control Department, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA.
3
Managing Director, Cancer Control Intervention, Cancer Control Department, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA.
4
Director for Risk Factor Screening and Surveillance, Department of Epidemiology and Research Surveillance, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA.
5
Senior Director, HPV Related and Women's Cancer, Cancer Control Department, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA.
6
Chief Medical Officer, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA.
7
Chief Cancer Control Officer, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA.

Abstract

Answer questions and earn CME/CNE Each year, the American Cancer Society 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, the authors summarize current American Cancer Society cancer screening guidelines, describe an update of their guideline for using human papillomavirus vaccination for cancer prevention, describe updates in US Preventive Services Task Force recommendations for breast and colorectal cancer screening, discuss interim findings from the UK Collaborative Trial on Ovarian Cancer Screening, and provide the latest data on utilization of cancer screening from the National Health Interview Survey. CA Cancer J Clin 2017;67:100-121.

KEYWORDS:

American Cancer Society; diagnosis; mass screening; neoplasms; prevention and control

PMID:
28170086
DOI:
10.3322/caac.21392
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
Free full text

Supplemental Content

Full text links

Icon for Wiley
Loading ...
Support Center