Tuesday Apr 27, 9:00 AM

101 Epidemiology and Preventive Screening: Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in men and women and the third most common etiology of cancer death in men and women. It is a significant etiologic factor for mortality and morbidity in the inmate population. This review presents the standard of care for preventive care management of colorectal cancer in 2020-2021.

Learning Objectives:

  • Associate the detection of early-stage colorectal cancer with a reduction in mortality from colorectal cancer
  • Discuss the current tier rankings of colorectal cancer for early detection of colorectal cancer in average-risk patients.
  • Discuss the current tier rankings of colorectal cancer for early detection of colorectal cancer in high-risk patients.

Level: Advanced

  • Ed Marchan, MD

    Clinical Director

    Federal Bureau of Prisons

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