When physicians get screened for CRC, so do their patients

Individuals are more likely to participate in colorectal cancer screening if their family physician has undergone screening, according to study results.Amit X. Garg, MD, PhD, of the department of epidemiology and biostatistics at Western University in Canada, and colleagues wrote in Gastroenterology that physicians play an important role in CRC screening uptake, and patients are much more likely to undergo screening if their doctor discusses it with them.“Further, a physician’s own decision to be screened may influence screening in their patients,” they wrote. “WhileRead More

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