Effect of Patient Navigation on Time to Diagnostic Resolution among Patients with Colorectal Cancer-Related Abnormalities

@article{Lee2013EffectOP,
  title={Effect of Patient Navigation on Time to Diagnostic Resolution among Patients with Colorectal Cancer-Related Abnormalities},
  author={Ji-Hyun Lee and William J. Fulp and Kristen J. Wells and Cathy D Meade and Ercilia R. Calcano and Richard G. Roetzheim},
  journal={Journal of Cancer Education},
  year={2013},
  volume={29},
  pages={144-150}
}
The objective of this study is to evaluate whether a patient navigation (PN) program is effective in reducing delay in diagnostic resolution among medically underserved patients with colorectal cancer (CRC)-related abnormalities in Tampa Bay, Florida. This study involved ten primary care clinics randomized either to receive navigation or to serve as controls (five clinics per arm). Each clinic identified all subjects with CRC-related abnormalities in the year prior to the clinic beginning… CONTINUE READING

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