The Relationship Between Perceived Burden of Chronic Conditions and Colorectal Cancer Screening Among Appalachian Residents
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.
Yelena N. Tarasenko, Steven T. Fleming, Nancy E. Schoenberg
Journal of Rural Health, 30(1), 40-49
Appalachia · Cancer · Chronic disease management · Health conditions · Health screening · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention