CRC risk assessment vs education did not promote uptake in screening

The Colorectal Cancer Risk Assessment Tool did not increase colorectal cancer screening participation or intent, according to a study published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology.“Risk stratification might motivate persons classified as higher CRC risk to complete screening, but unintentionally discourage screening among persons not identified as higher risk,” Timothy Yen, MD, from the department of medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine, and colleagues wrote.Yen and colleagues randomly assigned 230 patients eligible for first-time CRC screening to either riskRead More

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