Primary care physicians can encourage CRC screening

04/30/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

Patients who get an explanation of the benefits of colorectal cancer screening from their primary care physician are more likely to get recommended testing, a study found. "A unique finding of our study is that the more elements patients reported their [primary care physicians] discussing, the greater the likelihood of those patients completing screening," the researchers wrote in the the American Journal of Managed Care.

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