Fecal occult blood test

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Primary Care Clinic Simultaneously Offers Influenza Shot and Home Testing Kit to Eligible Patients During Influenza Season, Boosting Colorectal Cancer Screening Rate 03/13/13

The Chinatown Public Health Center, a primary care clinic in San Francisco that serves a patient population that primarily speaks Cantonese, implemented the influenza–fecal occult blood test...

Automated Calls Followed by Mailed Kits Significantly Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening Rate in Those Overdue for Testing 10/16/12

Kaiser Permanente Colorado reaches out to all average-risk members due for colorectal cancer screening through an automated call that educates them about the disease and screening options and then...

In-Office Education via Hand-Held Electronic Device Enhances Patient Knowledge Without Burdening Primary Care Staff 03/22/11

A primary care clinic serving many low-literacy patients who may not have computer experience offers brief educational video modules via hand-held electronic devices. As appropriate, medical...

One-Time Personalized Electronic Reminder From Primary Care Physician to Patient Does Not Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates 02/18/11

Primary care physicians at Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates sent a single personalized electronic message to patients overdue for colorectal cancer screening using the practice's personal...

Letter From Personal Physician With Video Decision Aid and Direct-Access Testing Improves Colon Cancer Screening Rates 11/10/08

Patients received a mailed package that included a personalized letter from the patient's physician, a colon cancer screening decision aid video, and instructions for scheduling a screening test...

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Influenza-Fecal Immunochemical Test and Influenza–Fecal Occult Blood Test Program Materials 05/15/13

The influenza-fecal immunochemical test (FLU-FIT) and influenza–fecal occult blood test (FLU-FOBT) Programs allow health care providers to increase access to colorectal cancer screening by offering home tests to patients at the time of their...

Colorectal Cancer Screening - Physician Data Query (PDQ®) (Patient Version) 12/17/07

This summary provides patients with information about colorectal cancer screening.

This summary addresses the following topics:

  • What is screening?
  • General information about colorectal cancer
  • Colorectal...
Colorectal Cancer Screening - Physician Data Query (PDQ®) (Health Professional Version) 12/17/07

This summary for health professionals provides comprehensive, peer-reviewed, evidence-based information about colorectal cancer screening.

This summary addresses the following topics:

  • Summary of evidence
  • ...

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