USPSTF releases 2016 colorectal cancer screening recommendations

Breaking news: Today the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) released the final 2016 recommendations for colorectal cancer screening. You may also find of interest a related JAMA news release and a statement from the American Cancer Society on the new recommendations. One of the primary differences from the 2008 recommendation is the addition of computed tomography (CT) colonography and multitargeted stool DNA (FIT-DNA) to the list of screening strategies.