A randomized trial of generic versus tailored interventions to increase colorectal cancer screening among intermediate risk siblings.

@article{Manne2009ART,
  title={A randomized trial of generic versus tailored interventions to increase colorectal cancer screening among intermediate risk siblings.},
  author={Sharon L Manne and Elliot J. Coups and Arnold Markowitz and Neal J. Meropol and Daniel Haller and Paul B. Jacobsen and Lina Jandorf and Susan K. Peterson and Samuel M. Lesko and Steven Pilipshen and Gary H. Winkel},
  journal={Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={37 2},
  pages={207-17}
}
BACKGROUND Individuals with a sibling who has had colorectal cancer diagnosed before age 61 are at increased risk for colorectal cancer and may derive particular benefit from screening. Tailored interventions may increase participation in appropriate colorectal cancer screening. PURPOSE This study evaluated the efficacy of two tailored interventions and a generic print intervention. METHODS Participant siblings (N = 412) who were not up-to-date with colorectal cancer screening were randomly… CONTINUE READING

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