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More Information and References for Cancer Screening - Colorectal - Adults (Ages 50-75)

References and Community Resources

'''References:''' 1. American Cancer Society, Colorectal Cancer. [http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@nho/documents/document/colorectalcancer.pdf]. Published January 2016. Accessed September 7, 2016. 2. Redwood D, Provost E, Perdue E, et al. The last frontier: innovative efforts to reduce colorectal cancer disparities among the remote Alaska Native population. Gastrointest Endosc. 2012 Mar;75(3):474-80. doi: [https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4523058/ 10.1016/j.gie.2011.12.031]. 3. WHAT WORKS Cancer Prevention and Control: Cancer Screening. The Community Guide. [https://www.thecommunityguide.org/about/What-Works-Cancer-Screening-insert.pdf]. Published August 2012. Accessed September 7, 2016. 4. Sarfaty M. How to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates in Practice: A Primary Care Clinician's Evidence-Based Toolbox and Guide 2008. [http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/documents/document/acspc-024588.pdf]. Accessed August 22, 2016. 5. Clinical Advisor. Cancer screening rates are short of the goal. [http://www.clinicaladvisor.com/newsline/colorectal-breast-cervical-cancer-screening-rates-drop/article/418000/]. Accessed September 7, 2016. 6. CRC Clinician's Guide | National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable. [http://nccrt.org/about/provider-education/crc-clinician-guide/]. Accessed August 22, 2016. 7. Townsend JS, Richardson LC, Steele CB, White DE. Evidence-based interventions and screening recommendations for colorectal cancer in comprehensive cancer control plans: a content analysis. Prev Chronic Dis 2009;6(4):A127. [http://www.cdc.gov/pcd/issues/2009/ oct/08_0223.htm]. Accessed August 22, 2016. '''Resources:''' AlaskaColonHealth.org [http://www.alaskacolonhealth.org/] Alaska Comprehensive Cancer Partnership [http://dhss.alaska.gov/dph/Chronic/Pages/Cancer/partnership/default.aspx] Cancer Information Service. [http://www.cancer.gov] American Cancer Society. [http://www.cancer.org] National Cancer Institute [http://www.cancer.gov ] More information on the [http://www.cdc.gov/brfss/ Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System] may be found on the website of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: [http://www.cdc.gov/brfss/].

More Resources and Links

Alaska and national goals may be found at the following sites:

Alaska health promotion resources may be found at the following site:

Evidence-based community health improvement ideas and interventions may be found at the following sites:

Maps of health indicators for various subdivisions of Alaska may be found at the following site:

Additional indicator data by state and county may be found on these Websites:

Medical literature can be queried at the PubMed website.

For an on-line medical dictionary, click on this Dictionary link.

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Content updated: Thu, 1 Mar 2018 13:26:48 AKST