Announcements

New lung cancer screening guideline

View guideline Canadian Task Force launches new recommendation for high risk population OTTAWA, ON, March 7, 2016 – Today the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) released a new guideline that recommends annual screening (up ...

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Canadian Medical Association Journal publishes CTFPHC’s guideline on colorectal cancer screening in adults

View guideline   Guideline recommends routine screening for asymptomatic adults between 50-74 years of age for colorectal cancer OTTAWA, ON, February 22, 2016 – The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) has released its recommendations for ...

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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 7

  The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) is composed of experts who develop recommendations for clinical preventive services delivered by Canadian primary care practitioners. The CTFPHC is responsible for prioritizing the topics that ...

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Canadian Medical Association Journal publishes CTFPHC’s guideline on screening for cognitive impairment in older adults

View guideline Guideline recommends not screening asymptomatic adults (≥65 years of age) for cognitive impairment   OTTAWA, ON, November 30, 2015 – The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) has released its recommendations to Canadian clinicians ...

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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 6

  The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) is composed of 15 experts who develop recommendations for clinical preventive services delivered by Canadian primary care practitioners. The CTFPHC is responsible for prioritizing the topics ...

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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 5

  The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) is composed of 14 experts who develop recommendations for clinical preventive services delivered by Canadian primary care practitioners. The CTFPHC is responsible for prioritizing the topics that ...

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Task Force takes on Canada’s urgent child obesity challenge with new guidelines

View guideline Guidelines stress benefits of growth monitoring and role of family doctors in addressing current trends Ottawa, 30 March, 2015–Today the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (Task Force) issued its latest guidelines on the ...

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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 4

  The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) is composed of 15 experts who develop recommendations for clinical preventive services delivered by Canadian primary care practitioners. The CTFPHC is responsible for prioritizing the topics ...

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Canadian Task Force tackles the complex issue of adult obesity

View guideline New guidelines emphasize the role of family doctors in addressing Canada’s most pressing health challenge Ottawa, 26 January, 2015–The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (Task Force) has issued its latest guidelines on adult ...

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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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