Family history of cancer and utilization of prostate, colorectal and skin cancer screening tests in U.S. men.

@article{Shah2007FamilyHO,
  title={Family history of cancer and utilization of prostate, colorectal and skin cancer screening tests in U.S. men.},
  author={Mona Nitin Shah and Kangmin Zhu and Richard C Palmer and Hongyu Wu},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={44 5},
  pages={
          459-64
        }
}
BACKGROUND For cancers related to genetic factors, screening may be particularly important for individuals who have a family history of the disease. This study examined whether men with a family history of cancer were more likely to utilize prostate, colorectal or skin cancer screenings compared to those without a family history. METHODS The data for this study came from male respondents who participated in the 2000 National Health Interview Survey. The age range of the study subjects and the… CONTINUE READING
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