Public Comment on Draft Recommendation: Screening for Bladder Cancer

November 30, 2010 – The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) is inviting public comment on its draft recommendation statement on screening for bladder cancer. This draft recommendation is an update of the USPSTF 2004 recommendation regarding screening for bladder cancer in adults. To provide comments, please go to The opportunity to comment on this draft recommendation statement is available until December 28, 2010.

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is working to make its recommendations clearer and more useful. This is part of its ongoing effort to keep its work and methods clear to the public it serves.

The USPSTF is a national, independent panel of medical experts that makes recommendations, based on scientific evidence, to primary care doctors and other health care providers about which clinical preventive services they should offer their patients.