Two VA Studies Examine the Effects of Home-Based Colorectal Cancer Screening and Telephone Follow-Up in a Rural State
Discusses two studies that examine home-based colorectal cancer screening in rural veterans who might otherwise have to travel a long distance for screening. Reports that the screening could be incorporated into practices of small rural and remote clinics and into the proactive approaches being adopted by the VA patient-aligned care teams.
Mary E. Charlton, Michelle A. Mengeling, Thorvardur R. Halfdanarson, et al.
Veterans Health Administration's Office of Rural Health
Cancer · Health screening · Veterans · Iowa