Guidelines for colorectal cancer screening and surveillance in moderate and high risk groups (update from 2002).
Cairns SR., Scholefield JH., Steele RJ., Dunlop MG., Thomas HJW., Evans GD., Eaden JA., Rutter MD., Atkin WP., Saunders BP., Lucassen A., Jenkins P., Fairclough PD., Woodhouse CRJ., British Society of Gastroenterology None., Association of Coloproctology for Great Britain and Ireland None.
The British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) and the Association of Coloproctology for Great Britain and Ireland (ACPGBI) commissioned this update of the 2002 guidance. The aim, as before, is to provide guidance on the appropriateness, method and frequency of screening for people at moderate and high risk from colorectal cancer. This guidance provides some new recommendations for those with inflammatory bowel disease and for those at moderate risk resulting from a family history of colorectal cancer. In other areas guidance is relatively unchanged, but the recent literature was reviewed and is included where appropriate.