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Clinical practice guidelines for surveillance colonoscopy - in adenoma follow-up, following curative resection of colorectal cancer and for cancer surveillance in inflammatory bowel disease

Published: 2011
Status: This resource was developed, reviewed or revised more than five years ago. It no longer represents the National Health and Medical Research Council's position on the matters contained therein. An updated version of this guideline is in progress. To retrieve an achival copy, please contact guidelines@cancer.org.au or view it online

Algorithm for colonoscopic surveillance intervals – adenomas
Algorithm for colonoscopic surveillance intervals – following surgery for colorectal cancer
Algorithm for colorectal cancer screening – family history
Algorithm for colonoscopic surveillance intervals - IBD

Published: 2013
Status: These resources have been developed, reviewed or revised within the last five years, however they are based on the Clinical practice guidelines for surveillance colonoscopy (2011) and Clinical Practice Guidelines for the prevention, early detection and management of colorectal cancer (2005), which were developed, reviewed or revised more than five years ago. These resources have been developed, reviewed or revised within the last five years.

Clinical practice guidelines for the prevention, early detection and management of colorectal cancer (CRC) 3rd edition (2017)

Published: 2017.

Status: This resource has been developed, reviewed or revised within the last five years.

The Australian Government Department of Health commissioned and funded Cancer Council Australia to undertake the current revision and update of this guideline.

The guideline recommendations were approved by the Chief Executive Officer of the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) on 27 October 2017 under section 14A of the National Health and Medical Research Council Act 1992. In approving the guideline recommendations, NHMRC is satisfied that the guideline recommendations are systematically derived, based on the identification and synthesis of the best available scientific evidence, and developed for health professionals practising in an Australian health care setting.

Guidelines for the prevention, early detection and management of colorectal cancer: a guide for GPs

Published: 2008
Status: This resource was developed, reviewed or revised more than five years ago. It may no longer reflect current evidence or best practice. To retrieve an achival copy, please contact guidelines@cancer.org.au

Familial aspects of bowel cancer: a guide for health professionals

Published: 2008
Status: This resource was developed, reviewed or revised more than five years ago. It may no longer reflect current evidence or best practice. To retrieve an achival copy, please contact guidelines@cancer.org.au


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