Individuals who self-order colorectal cancer screening kit more likely to complete it

People who ordered a colorectal cancer screening kit through a patient portal were nearly four times more likely to complete it than those who received a kit automatically in the mail, a retrospective observational study showed.“Colorectal cancer screening is the most important tool we currently have to prevent deaths from colorectal cancer,” Erin E. Hahn, PhD, MPH, a health services researcher with Kaiser Permanente Southern California, told Healio Primary Care. “Improving screening rates even a little can have big impacts on patient lives and cancer outcomes.”HahnRead More

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