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HEALTH SYSTEMS

Primary Care Providers are Vital to Increasing Colorectal Cancer Screening

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There was significant improvement in how often primary care providers reported discussing more than one test option for Colorectal Cancer (CRC) screening with their asymptomatic, average-risk patient since 2016.

Offering a choice between recommended CRC screening tests increases the chances that patients will complete screening. See the full results of our primary care provider survey on CRC screening knowledge and attitudes here:
Primary Care Provider Survey Colorectal Cancer Screening Knowledge and Attitudes

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To request additional information please contact:
Sara Murgel
MT Cancer Control Program Manager
Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Bureau
PO Box 202952
1400 Broadway Rm C317
Helena MT  59620-2952
Phone (406) 444.1437
Email: smurgel@mt.gov