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- Charlton, Mary E.; Mengeling, Michelle A.; Halfdanarson, Thorvardur R.; Makki, Nader M.; Malhotra, Ashish; Klutts, J. Stacey; Levy, Barcey T.; Kaboli, Peter J.
- Journal of rural health 2014 v.30 no.3 pp. 322-332
- rural areas, etc ; colonoscopy; colorectal neoplasms; educational materials; health services; hematologic tests; patients; risk; rural population; screening; surveys; veterans; Show all 12 Subjects
- ... PURPOSE: Distance from health care facilities can be a barrier to colorectal cancer (CRC) screening, especially for colonoscopy. Alternatively, an improved at‐home stool‐based screening tool, the fecal immunochemical test (FIT), requires only a single sample and has a better sensitivity‐specificity balance compared to traditional guaiac fecal occult blood tests. Our objective was to determine if F ...
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