Screening Patients with a Family History of Colorectal Cancer

@article{Fletcher2007ScreeningPW,
  title={Screening Patients with a Family History of Colorectal Cancer},
  author={Robert H. Fletcher and Rebecca Lobb and Mark R. Bauer and James Alan Kemp and Richard C Palmer and Ken P. Kleinman and Irina L Miroshnik and Karen M. Emmons},
  journal={Journal of General Internal Medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={22},
  pages={508 - 513}
}
To compare screening practices and beliefs in patients with and without a clinically important family history. We mailed a brief questionnaire asking about family history and a second, longer survey asking about knowledge of and beliefs about colorectal cancer to all respondents with a family history and a random sample of respondents without a family history of colorectal cancer. We reviewed electronic medical records for screening examinations and recording of family history. One thousand… CONTINUE READING

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