Cancer Screening for Patients — hyperlinks

National Cancer Institute – estimated new cases and deaths for the most common cancer types in the US for 2016

http://www.cancer.gov/types/common-cancers

  1. Lung cancer

USPSTF

http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/lung-cancer-screening

American Cancer Society

http://www.cancer.org/healthy/informationforhealthcareprofessionals/acsguidelines/lungcancerscreeningguidelines/index

  1. Colorectal cancer

USPSTF

http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/colorectal-cancer-screening2

American College of Physicians

http://annals.org/article.aspx?articleid=1090701

American College of Gastroenterology

http://gi.org/guideline/colorectal-cancer-screening

  1. Pancreatic cancer

USPSTF

http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/pancreatic-cancer-screening

  1. Breast cancer

USPSTF

http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/breast-cancer-screening1

American Cancer Society

http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2463262

A comparison of the breast cancer screening guidelines including the National Comprehensive Cancer Network

http://ww5.komen.org/BreastCancer/BreastCancerScreeningforWomenatAverageRisk.html

For women at higher than average risk and a discussion of when to use MRI

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/moreinformation/breastcancerearlydetection/breast-cancer-early-detection-acs-recs

  1. Prostate cancer

USPSTF

http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/prostate-cancer-screening

American Cancer Society

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.3322/caac.20066/abstract

American Urological Association

https://www.auanet.org/education/guidelines/prostate-cancer-detection.cfm

       Cervical cancer

USPSTF

http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/cervical-cancer-screening

American Cancer Society

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/new-screening-guidelines-for-cervical-cancer

       Summary

Cancer Facts and Figures for 2016:

This annual report provides the estimated numbers of new cancer cases and deaths in 2016, as well as current cancer incidence, mortality, and survival statistics and information on cancer symptoms, risk factors, early detection, and treatment.

http://www.cancer.org/research/cancerfactsstatistics/cancerfactsfigures2016/index

Incidence and Death rates for selected cancers by site, race, and ethnicity, US, 2008-2012 (note – this is a downloadable PDF)

www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/…/acspc-047079.pdf

Leading sites of new cancer cases and deaths (2016 estimates) for men and women (note – this is a downloadable PDF)

www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/…/acspc-047074.pdf

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