Combination of patient, provider outreach boosts CRC screening in high-risk individuals

CHICAGO — A multicomponent strategy, which included patient and provider outreach, increased colorectal cancer screening in individuals overdue for colonoscopy who have a family history of CRC, according to data at Digestive Disease Week.“In the United States, CRC is the third most diagnosed cancer and the second most common cause of cancer-related mortality,” Shailavi Jain, MD, an internal medicine resident at the University of California, Los Angeles, told Healio. “Family history of CRC contributes to one-third of CRC cases in the United States.”She continued, “CRCRead More