Task Force Cannot Recommend For or Against Oral Cancer Screenings By Physicians

Posted on December 16, 2013

 

Taking care to except dentists and otolaryngologists, the US Preventive Services Task Force has concluded that current evidence is insufficient to recommend for or against routine oral cancer screenings by primary care providers, according to ADA News.

USPSTF's Screening for Oral Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Statement is an update to its 2004 recommendation on screening for oral cancer. The Annals of Internal Medicine published the updated guidelines online on Nov. 26.

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