What is it?

Although there is currently no worldwide consensus regarding the best screening methods, there is agreement that such screening is useful for a Western population.

Who should be screened?

  • Everyone who is older than 50 years. The screening can be performed by your GP or by referral to a specialist.
  • People who have an increased risk People who have an immediate family member (parent, brother or sister) who has had confirmed colon polyps. Also patients who have had polyps and/or colon cancer in the past should receive regular follow-up.

Latest publication date: 05/02/2021