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Bladder Cancer in Adults: Screening

Release Date: August 2011

Recommendation Summary

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Asymptomatic Adults

The USPSTF concludes the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for bladder cancer in asymptomatic adults. 

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Literature scans conducted in April 2019 in the MEDLINE and PubMed databases and the Cochrane Library showed a lack of new evidence to support an updated systematic review on the topic at this time. See the Literature Surveillance Report under the Supporting Documents section of this webpage.

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Clinical Summary

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This summary is intended for use by primary care clinicians.

 
Current as of: August 2011

Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Bladder Cancer in Adults: Screening. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. September 2016.
https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/bladder-cancer-in-adults-screening?ds=1&s=bladder

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