Participation in a sigmoidoscopic colorectal cancer screening program: a pilot study.

@article{Kremers2000ParticipationIA,
  title={Participation in a sigmoidoscopic colorectal cancer screening program: a pilot study.},
  author={Stef P. J. Kremers and Ilse Mesters and Ingrid Pladdet and Bart H W van den Borne and Reinhold W. Stockbr{\"u}gger},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={2000},
  volume={9 10},
  pages={1127-30}
}
At present, very little is known about the determinants of endoscopic screening participation. This study presents an analysis of the psychosocial associations of participation and nonparticipation in a sigmoidoscopic colorectal cancer screening program. The present pilot study was executed among members of a Dutch target group, ages 50-60 years, who visited an internal medicine outpatient clinic. Individuals who were asked to participate in the program (n = 200) received general information… CONTINUE READING
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