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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

Cervical screening: making the right change is more important than concern about discord 06 May, 2013 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 ...

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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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Updated guidelines for breast cancer screening in average risk women

View guideline The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care releases updated guidelines for breast cancer screening in average risk women–Guidelines to help provide clarity for Canadian women and their physicians Ottawa, 21 November, 2011—The Canadian Task ...

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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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