Organized FIT outreach increases CRC screening

An organized outreach program that mailed fecal immunochemical tests directly to patients helped improved colorectal cancer screening rates over multiple years, according to research from Digestive Disease Week.Briton Lee, from the University of California, San Francisco, said in a recorded audio presentation, that CRC screening rates still fall short of where they need to be, FIT screening presents an opportunity to raise the bar.“FIT [screenings] have been found to be effective in safety net settings and will be essential in helping us achieve our national goal of 80% screening,”Read More

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