Challenges and possible solutions to colorectal cancer screening for the underserved.

@article{Gupta2014ChallengesAP,
  title={Challenges and possible solutions to colorectal cancer screening for the underserved.},
  author={Samir K Gupta and Daniel Sussman and Chyke A Doubeni and Daniel D. Anderson and Lukejohn W Day and Amar R. Deshpande and B Joseph Elmunzer and Adeyinka O Laiyemo and Jeanette Morehouse Mendez and Ma Somsouk and James H Allison and Taft P Bhuket and Zhuo Z. Geng and Beverly B Green and Steven H. Itzkowitz and Mar{\'i}a Elena Mart{\'i}nez},
  journal={Journal of the National Cancer Institute},
  year={2014},
  volume={106 4},
  pages={dju032}
}
Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a leading cause of cancer mortality worldwide. CRC incidence and mortality can be reduced through screening. However, in the United States, screening participation remains suboptimal, particularly among underserved populations such as the uninsured, recent immigrants, and racial/ethnic minority groups. Increasing screening rates among underserved populations will reduce the US burden of CRC. In this commentary focusing on underserved populations, we highlight the… CONTINUE READING

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