Improving Colorectal Cancer Screening in Rural Primary Care: Preliminary Effectiveness and Implementation of a Collaborative Mailed Fecal Immunochemical Test Pilot
Examines the feasibility of implementing a mailed fecal immunochemical test (FIT) program in rural clinics to improve screening rates for colorectal cancer (CRC). Discusses the effectiveness of additional strategies in FIT programs such as auto-calling and live reminder calls from clinics. Provides data on screening success rates and qualitative feedback from clinic staff on the program.
Melinda M. Davis, Jen Coury, Jean Hiebert Larson, et al.
Journal of Rural Health, 39(1), 279-290
Cancer · Health screening · Statistics and data · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention