A Randomized Trial to Compare Alternative Educational Interventions to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening in a Hard-to-Reach Urban Minority Population with Health Insurance

@article{Basch2015ART,
  title={A Randomized Trial to Compare Alternative Educational Interventions to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening in a Hard-to-Reach Urban Minority Population with Health Insurance},
  author={Charles E Basch and Patricia A. Zybert and Randi L Wolf and Corey Hannah Basch and Ralph Ullman and Celia Shmukler and Fionnuala King and Alfred I. Neugut and Steven Shea},
  journal={Journal of Community Health},
  year={2015},
  volume={40},
  pages={975-983}
}
This randomized controlled trial assessed different educational approaches for increasing colorectal cancer screening uptake in a sample of primarily non-US born urban minority individuals, over aged 50, with health insurance, and out of compliance with screening guidelines. In one group, participants were mailed printed educational material (n = 180); in a second, participants’ primary care physicians received academic detailing to improve screening referral and follow-up practices (n = 185… CONTINUE READING
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