Trends in colorectal cancer testing among Medicare subpopulations.


BACKGROUND In 1998, Medicare initiated universal coverage for colorectal cancer (CRC) screening via fecal occult blood testing (FOBT) and sigmoidoscopy. In mid-2001, universal coverage was advanced to screening colonoscopy. This study sought to determine whether trends in CRC testing differed among racial/ethnic, age, or gender subgroups of the Medicare… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.amepre.2008.05.029


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@article{Fenton2008TrendsIC, title={Trends in colorectal cancer testing among Medicare subpopulations.}, author={Joshua J. Fenton and Yong Cai and Pamela J. Green and Laurel A Beckett and Peter Franks and Laura-Mae Baldwin}, journal={American journal of preventive medicine}, year={2008}, volume={35 3}, pages={194-202} }