Mira L. Katz, Cathy Tatum, Stephanie L. Dickinson, David M. Murray, Kristie Long-Foley, M. Robert Cooper, Morgan Daven and Electra D. Paskett Improving colorectal cancer screening by using community volunteers Cancer 110
Version of Record online: 30 JUL 2007 | DOI: 10.1002/cncr.22930
Within a low-income population of medically underserved women a community-based intervention did not significantly increase colorectal cancer screening rates. There was a positive change in beliefs about screening and intention to be screened in the future, suggesting that the dissemination of an evidence-based behavioral intervention may require a longer duration to engage hard-to-reach populations and change behaviors.
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