Participation rates for organized colorectal cancer screening programmes: an international comparison.

@article{Klabunde2015ParticipationRF,
  title={Participation rates for organized colorectal cancer screening programmes: an international comparison.},
  author={Carrie N. Klabunde and Johannes Blom and Jean-Luc Bulliard and Montse Garcia and Lea Hagoel and Verna M Mai and Julietta Patnick and Heather M. Rozjabek and Carlo Senore and S. A. T{\"o}rnberg},
  journal={Journal of medical screening},
  year={2015},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={119-26}
}
OBJECTIVE Participation, an indicator of screening programme acceptance and effectiveness, varies widely in clinical trials and population-based colorectal cancer (CRC) screening programmes. We aimed to assess whether CRC screening participation rates can be compared across organized guaiac fecal occult blood test (G-FOBT)/fecal immunochemical test (FIT)-based programmes, and what factors influence these rates. METHODS Programme representatives from countries participating in the… CONTINUE READING

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