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CT colonography experts assess new screening guidelines

March 17, 2008 CT colonography experts assess new screening guidelines Shalmali Pal -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The American Cancer Society's green light for CT colonography as a preferred modality for colon cancer screening is a major victory for proponents, but they are not resting on their laurels. Imaging and gastroenterology experts must gear up for widespread dissemination of the procedure, according to Drs. Judy Yee and Beth McFarland. Last week, the ACS released updated colorectal cancer screening guidelines, adding CTC to its approved list of methods. The five-year guidelines are available online. They highlight CTC as a test that "finds polyps and cancer" and should be performed every five years.

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