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PCP adoption of CT colonography for colorectal cancer screening

PCP adoption of CT colonography for colorectal cancer screening

In a recent study by Dr. Jennifer Weiss et al. to examine factors influencing primary care provider adoption of CT colonography (CTC) for colorectal cancer screening, the authors linked survey responses with electronic health record data and found that substantial variation in the use of CTC for screening existed among primary care providers and clinics.

Primary care providers were more likely to recommend CTC for screening if they specialized in Internal Medicine, perceived that it was effective in reducing mortality from colorectal cancer, or thought that CTC had a higher number of perceived advantages.

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