Colorectal Cancer Screening: Patients' and Physicians' Perspectives on Decision-Making Factors

@article{Tarasenko2010ColorectalCS,
  title={Colorectal Cancer Screening: Patients' and Physicians' Perspectives on Decision-Making Factors},
  author={Yelena N Tarasenko and Sarah B Wackerbarth and Margaret M. Love and Jennifer M. Joyce and Steven A. Haist},
  journal={Journal of Cancer Education},
  year={2010},
  volume={26},
  pages={285-293}
}
While patient barriers to colorectal cancer (CRC) screening have been identified, how well this knowledge is utilized during the patient–physician interaction is not fully understood. This study aims to assess among primary care physicians the degree of consensus between perceived and actual patients' CRC screening decision-making influential factors. During 2004–2006, 30 patients were interviewed to identify factors influencing screening decisions and 66 physicians were interviewed to… CONTINUE READING