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Topic Reconsideration Form


Use this form to recommend USPSTF reconsideration of an existing recommendation. If you want to nominate a new
preventive service topic that has not been reviewed by the USPSTF, please use the New Topic Nomination Form.

Please complete this form and select "Submit." You will receive an automatic message to confirm your submission.
We regret that the USPSTF cannot respond to each individual topic submission.

Caution: Please be aware that you need to complete each nomination you make in one computer session. It is not possible
for comments to be saved and reopened. Please note that text-entry boxes cannot support hard returns (using the enter key
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Your Name and Affiliation (Optional):

 




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Recommendation You Are Nominating for Reconsideration (Required):




Rationale for the Reconsideration:

Please state briefly why you think the current USPSTF recommendation should be reconsidered.
(Approx. 500 words.)




Supporting Documentation (Required):

Please list the evidence that supports your topic nomination. Specific citations will allow the USPSTF to give fullest
consideration to the details of your nomination. (All nominations will be fully considered.)


Documentation may be articles published in peer-reviewed journals or other supporting documents, such as policy
statements or editorials. Please note that the USPSTF does not evaluate cost-effectiveness studies of preventive
services in developing its recommendations.

Please list full citations and include a link to the article or its abstract. Please do not use quotation marks, parentheses,
or semicolons in the citation. You may use hyphens or periods instead for formatting purposes.




When you have finished filling out this form, select “Submit” below. You will receive an automatic message to confirm your
submission. We regret that the USPSTF cannot respond to each individual topic submission.

Thank you for your suggestion. We appreciate the nomination and will consider it fully.


  




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