Patterns of colorectal cancer test use, including CT colonography, in the 2010 National Health Interview Survey.

@article{Shapiro2012PatternsOC,
  title={Patterns of colorectal cancer test use, including CT colonography, in the 2010 National Health Interview Survey.},
  author={Jean A. Shapiro and Carrie N. Klabunde and Trevor D. Thompson and Marion R. Nadel and Laura C. Seeff and Arica White},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={21 6},
  pages={895-904}
}
BACKGROUND Recommended colorectal cancer (CRC) screening tests for adults ages 50 to 75 years include home fecal occult blood tests (FOBT), sigmoidoscopy with FOBT, and colonoscopy. A newer test, computed tomographic (CT) colonography, has been recommended by some, but not all, national organizations. METHODS We analyzed 2010 National Health Interview Survey data, including new CT colonography questions, from respondents ages 50 to 75 years (N = 8,952). We (i) assessed prevalence of CRC test… CONTINUE READING
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