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Canadian Task Force recommends against screening for prostate cancer

View guideline Task Force says harms of PSA screening outweigh the benefits Ottawa, 27 October, 2014–Today the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) released an updated guideline on screening for prostate cancer using the prostate ...

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CTFPHC hypertension guideline published in Canadian Family Physician

View guideline The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) Recommendations on screening for high blood pressure in adults was published in Canadian Family Physician, the official journal of the College of Family Physicians of ...

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The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care releases updated guideline on screening for depression

View guideline CTFPHC says there is a lack of ev­i­dence on the ef­fec­tive­ness of screen­ing in adults with no ap­par­ent symp­toms of de­pres­sion Ottawa, 13 May, 2013–The Cana­dian Task Force on Pre­ven­tive Health Care (CTFPHC) today re­leased ...

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Cervical Cancer

Pap tests should start later, new guidelines recommend 07 January, 2013 Guidelines recommend less frequent cervical cancer screenings 07 January, 2013 Stop pap tests in women under 25, Canadian panel advises 07 January, 2013

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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 3

Developing and disseminating clinical practice guidelines for primary and preventive care, based on systematic analysis of scientific evidence. The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) is composed of 14 experts who develop recommendations for ...

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The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care releases updated guideline for cervical cancer screening

View guideline Task Force says annual screening for asymptomatic women is unnecessary Ottawa, 7 January, 2013–The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (Task Force) today released an updated guideline on cervical cancer screening, recommending women aged ...

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The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care releases updated guideline on screening for high blood pressure in canadian adults

View guideline Guideline recommends blood pressure measurement at all appropriate primary care visits Ottawa, 29 October, 2012–The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) today provided recommendations to Canadian clinicians and policymakers on screening for hypertension in ...

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Type 2 Diabetes

Doctors should stop routine type 2 diabetes screening: Task Force 18 October, 2012 The key to preventing diabetes 16 October, 2012 Regular diabetes testing not necessary for all Canadians: report 16 October, 2012 New diabetes screening guidelines released; Canadian Task Force on ...

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The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care releases updated guideline for screening adults for type 2 diabetes

View guideline Guideline calls for more precision and convenience in screening process Ottawa, 16 October, 2012–The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) today released an updated guideline calling for more precision in type 2 diabetes ...

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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 2

  Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care Developing and disseminating clinical practice guidelines for primary and preventive care, based on systematic analysis of scientific evidence. The CTFPHC is comprised of 14 independent primary care experts who lead ...

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