Use of Evidence-Based Interventions to Address Disparities in Colorectal Cancer Screening.

@article{Joseph2016UseOE,
  title={Use of Evidence-Based Interventions to Address Disparities in Colorectal Cancer Screening.},
  author={Djenaba A. Joseph and Diana G. Redwood and Amy Degroff and Emily Lynn Butler},
  journal={MMWR supplements},
  year={2016},
  volume={65 1},
  pages={
          21-8
        }
}
Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second leading cause of cancer death among cancers that affect both men and women. Despite strong evidence of their effectiveness, CRC screening tests are underused. Racial/ethnic minority groups, persons without insurance, those with lower educational attainment, and those with lower household income levels have lower rates of CRC screening. Since 2009, CDC's Colorectal Cancer Control Program (CRCCP) has supported state health departments and tribal organizations… CONTINUE READING
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