Screening for Bladder Cancer: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement Full Text
Annals of Internal Medicine, 08/18/2011
Moyer VA et al. – Update of the 2004 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation statement on screening for bladder cancer.Methods
- The USPSTF performed a targeted literature search for new evidence on the benefits and harms of screening, the accuracy of primary care–feasible screening tests, and the benefits and harms of treatment.
- The USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for bladder cancer in asymptomatic adults (I statement).