National Institutes of Health consensus and state-of-the-science statements are prepared by independent panels of health professionals and public representatives on the basis of 1) results of a systematic literature review prepared under contract with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 2) presentations by investigators working in areas relevant to the conference questions during a 2-day public session, 3) questions and statements from conference attendees during open discussion periods that are part of the public session, and 4) closed deliberations by the panel during the remainder of the second day and the morning of the third. This statement is an independent report of the panel and is not a policy statement of National Institutes of Health or the U.S. government. The following statement is an abridged version of the panel's report, which is available in full at http://consensus.nih.gov/2010/ colorectalstatement.htm.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Annals of internal medicine|
|State||Published - May 18 2010|