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The Relationship Between Perceived Burden of Chronic Conditions and Colorectal Cancer Screening Among Appalachian Residents

Description
Describes the perceived burden of multiple morbidity among primarily rural Appalachian adults aged 50-75 and the likelihood these patients will undertake colorectal cancer screenings (CRCS). Discusses the prioritization of CRCS by patients with chronic disease and their physicians. Briefly compares reports from both urban and rural areas.
Author(s)
Yelena N. Tarasenko, Steven T. Fleming, Nancy E. Schoenberg
Citation
Journal of Rural Health, 30(1), 40-49
Date
01/2014
Type
Document
Tagged as
Appalachia · Cancer · Chronic disease management · Health conditions · Health screening · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention