Culturally Appropriate Materials Increase Cancer Screening Rates

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Colorectal cancer (CRC) screening rates can be significantly improved using a dedicated health educator empowered with culturally appropriate educational tools, according to a new study. Published in the September 1, 2006 issue of CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, a randomized, controlled trial found low income Chinese-speaking patients were six-times more likely to be screened for

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