USPSTF: Insufficient evidence to make recommendation for oral cancer screening

11/25/2013 | Medscape (free registration) ·

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force updated its 2004 recommendations for oral cancer screening of asymptomatic adults by primary care physicians. The task force found insufficient evidence about whether screening accurately detects oral cancers and how screening affects morbidity or mortality, so it did not make a recommendation in favor or against screening. The updated guidelines appear in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

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