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Colorectal Cancer

Colonoscopy not needed for routine colorectal cancer screening, Task Force says 22 February, 2016 Task Force recommends against colonoscopy for routine colorectal cancer screening 22 February, 2016 Canadian Medical Association Journal publishes CTFPHC’s guideline on colorectal cancer screening in ...

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Cognitive Impairment

MDs should screen for cognitive impairment in seniors only if symptoms present: Task Force 30 November, 2015 New screening guidelines for mild-cognitive impairment 30 November, 2015 Canadian Medical Association Journal publishes CTFPHC’s Guideline on screening for cognitive impairment in ...

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Child Obesity

No weight loss drugs, surgery for young children, family docs told 30 March, 2015 Child obesity charts open door to treatment 30 March, 2015 The cure for childhood obesity parents will hate 30 March, 2015 New guidelines to curb child obesity ...

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Adult Obesity

New guidelines put family doctors on the front line in the battle against adult obesity 26 January, 2015 Canadian Task Force issues new guidelines on treating adult obesity 26 January, 2015 Obesity health strategy in Canada shifts to prevention 26 ...

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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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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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Breast Cancer

New guidelines call for less frequent mammograms 21 November, 2011 New breast cancer screening guidelines inflame debate, add to confusion 21 November, 2011 Breast cancer screening guide says skip exams 21 November, 2011 Updated guidelines for breast cancer screening in ...

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