Colorectal cancer screening in first-degree relatives of colorectal cancer: participation, knowledge, and barriers against screening.

@article{Garca2011ColorectalCS,
  title={Colorectal cancer screening in first-degree relatives of colorectal cancer: participation, knowledge, and barriers against screening.},
  author={Antonio Z. Gimeno Garc{\'i}a and Enrique Quintero and David Nicol{\'a}s P{\'e}rez and Manuel Sosa Hern{\'a}ndez and Alejandro Jim{\'e}nezSosa},
  journal={European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology},
  year={2011},
  volume={23 12},
  pages={1165-71}
}
BACKGROUND Family history is one of the most important risk factors for developing colorectal cancer (CRC), and medical organizations recommend CRC screening in this population. However, the use of CRC screening is still low in our country. OBJECTIVE To investigate the use of CRC screening, knowledge about CRC and screening tests, and factors related to screening in a family-risk population. METHODS A total of 334 family-risk participants answered a questionnaire to assess the use of CRC… CONTINUE READING

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