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Colorectal and Breast Cancer Screening for Survivors of Childhood, Adolescent, or Young Adult Cancers

Last updated: March 16, 2021
Project Number: RB1556-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Other Diagnostics
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding colorectal cancer screening for previous survivors of childhood, adolescent, and young adult cancers who had received radiation to the abdominal or pelvic region?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding breast cancer screening for previous survivors of childhood, adolescent, and young adult cancers who had received radiation to the chest or thorax region?

Key Message

Five evidence-based guidelines were identified; 3 evidence-based guidelines provided recommendations for both colorectal and breast cancer screening of previous survivors of childhood, adolescent, and young adult cancers who had received radiation to the abdominal, pelvic, chest or thorax region, while 2 evidence-based guidelines were specific to breast cancer screening alone.