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Evaluation of a Home-Based Colorectal Cancer Screening Intervention in a Rural State

Description
Reports on a study examining if an at-home colorectal cancer screening tool, the Fecal Immunochemical Test (FIT), mailed to veterans in rural areas who were overdue for screening, resulted in higher screening rates compared to mailing educational materials, or to no intervention.
Author(s)
Mary E. Charlton, Michelle A. Mengeling, Thorvardur R. Halfdanarson, et al.
Citation
Journal of Rural Health, 30(3), 322-332
Date
2014
Type
Document
Tagged as
Access · Cancer · Health screening · Veterans