Comparative effectiveness of a multifaceted intervention to improve adherence to annual colorectal cancer screening in community health centers: a randomized clinical trial.

@article{Baker2014ComparativeEO,
  title={Comparative effectiveness of a multifaceted intervention to improve adherence to annual colorectal cancer screening in community health centers: a randomized clinical trial.},
  author={David W. Baker and Tiffany Brown and David R Buchanan and Jordan Weil and Kate Balsley and Lauren Ranalli and Ji Young Lee and Kenzie A. Cameron and M. Rosario Ferreira and Quinn Stephens and Shira N. Goldman and Alred Rademaker and Michael S. Wolf},
  journal={JAMA internal medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={174 8},
  pages={1235-41}
}
IMPORTANCE Colorectal cancer (CRC) screening rates are lower among Latinos and people living in poverty. Fecal occult blood testing (FOBT) is one recommended screening modality that may overcome cost and access barriers. However, the ability of FOBT to reduce CRC mortality depends on high rates of adherence to annual screening. OBJECTIVE To determine whether a multifaceted intervention increases adherence to annual FOBT compared with usual care. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS Patient… CONTINUE READING

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