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One Pager - Increasing Appropriate Colorectal Cancer Screening: Interventions Engaging Community Health Workers

Resource Summary

An older man sits and talks with a young child.This one page handout summarizes the CPSTF recommendation for interventions that engage community health workers to increase screening for colorectal cancer by colonoscopy or fecal occult blood test (FOBT). Economic evidence shows these interventions are cost-effective and may also result in net cost savings.