Decision Aid Summary
|Colon cancer: Which screening test should I have?
|People 50 and older who has a normal risk for colon cancer.
|Get a stool test, such as FOBT, every year.
Get a stool test at the recommended tome and sigmoidoscopy every 5 years.
Get a colonoscopy every 10 years.
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|Type of decision aid
|Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:
|7 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid
|9 out of 9 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision
|3 out of 4 other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing
Last modified: 2019-06-26.