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Imaging Tests for Colorectal Cancer (SSO)

Campaign Series: Choosing Wisely
Medical Category: Imaging
Article Type: Advice
Language: Plain English, Spanish
Affiliation: Society of Surgical Oncology
Format: PDF
Most recent update: 10/12/2017
There are reasons to limit imaging tests for colorectal cancer. They use radiation, they may be costly, and they may not change how you are treated. Your doctor should only order tests if they are needed.