Colorectal Cancer
Screening

Concerns with the Canadian Task Force Guidelines

The Task Force suggests that colonoscopy does harm… As the incidence of colon cancer (1:19) far outweighs risk associated with colonoscopy, we are concerned that there could be more harm done when cancers are missed by inferior tests.” — letter from Dr. Iain Murray, Gastroenterologist, the 2014-2015 Head of the Ontario Association of Gastroenterology.

For Ontario Expert-Recommended Guidelines, please click here.

For Alberta Expert-Recommended Guidelines, please click here.