Clinical practice guidelines for the prevention, early detection, and management of colorectal cancer: Population screening

Published by Mark Goulding on Nov 21, 2023

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PICOS

PICO 1.1

Population
People without a CRC diagnosis or symptoms that might indicate CRC
Intervention
CRC screening with flexible sigmoidoscopy
Comparator
No screening or usual care
Outcomes

PICO 1.1

Population
Persons without a CRC diagnosis or symptoms that might indicate CRC (with a family history of CRC or no family history of CRC)
Intervention
Index Test 1: Screening for CRC with any of the following: • iFOBT • Faecal biomarkers • Blood-based biomarkers • Any combinations Index Test 2: An alternative screening test or no screening
Comparator
Colonoscopy findings or follow-up outcomes
Outcomes

PICO 1.2

Population
People without a CRC diagnosis or symptoms that might indicate CRC
Intervention
CRC screening with flexible sigmoidoscopy +iFOBT
Comparator
No screening or usual care
Outcomes

PICO 1.3

Population
People without a CRC diagnosis or symptoms that might indicate CRC
Intervention
CRC screening with colonoscopy
Comparator
No screening or usual care
Outcomes

PICO 1.4

Population
People without a CRC diagnosis or symptoms that might indicate CRC by sex
Intervention
CRC screening with flexible sigmoidoscopy
Comparator
No screening or usual care
Outcomes

PICO 1.5

Population
People without a CRC diagnosis or symptoms that might indicate CRC by sex
Intervention
CRC screening with flexible sigmoidoscopy +iFOBT
Comparator
No screening or usual care
Outcomes