NICE Guidance Colorectal cancer prevention
This guideline covers using colonoscopy to check for signs of bowel cancer in people aged 18 and over with ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease (types of inflammatory bowel disease) or adenomas (also known as polyps). It aims to prevent cancer and prolong life by offering advice on identifying early bowel cancer in adults most at risk.
This guideline includes recommendations on:
- colonoscopy for adults with inflammatory bowel disease
- colonoscopy for adults with adenomas
- providing information and support
Who is it for?
- Healthcare professionals
- Adults with ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease or adenoma, and their families and carers