Colorectal Cancer Screening: What Are My Six Options? | Cancer.org

Written By: Stacy Simon Senior Editor, News | American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society (ACS) has released an updated guideline for colorectal cancer screening. Among the major guideline changes, the new recommendations say screening should begin at age 45 for people at average risk. Previously, the guideline recommended screening begin at age 50 for people at average risk.  Recommendations for screening test options are also part of the guideline changes.

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