Percentage of U.S. residents with up-to-date screening for colorectal cancer remains at 60% - what options, other than colonoscopy, do we have?

From the NEJM:

The percentage of U.S. residents with up-to-date screening for colorectal cancer has not increased appreciably since 2010 and remains at approximately 60%. To achieve the highest level of adherence to colorectal cancer screening, it may be best to provide participants a choice, because the “best” strategy is the one that they will adhere to consistently.

The NEJM reviews all the options in this table:

http://blogs.nejm.org/now/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2017/01/nejmcp1512286_t2.jpeg

Full article is here:

Screening for Colorectal Neoplasia - Now@NEJM http://buff.ly/2ikfKA0

No comments:

Post a Comment

Blog Widget by LinkWithin