Colorectal Cancer Risk Assessment Tool

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Colorectal Cancer Risk Assessment Tool

Description

This interactive calculator is designed for use by health professionals and patients. It estimates the risk of developing colorectal cancer for non-Hispanic white men and women ages 50 to 85 during the next 5-year and 10-year period up to age 90. The risk calculator uses the respondent’s answers about risk and preventive factors to calculate that person’s absolute risk for developing colorectal cancer for a specific time period.

Developer:

National Cancer Institute; University of Utah; Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program of Northern California

Funding Sources:

National Cancer Institute

History

Release Date: 2009
Original Summary: January 2009
Last Updated: 04/27/09

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