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Blue Star Conversations – September 11, 2023

Blue Star Conversations – September 11, 2023

ACS NCCRT Blue Star Conversation – September 11, 2023

This Blue Star Conversation features a brief presentation by Daniel Reuland, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine; and  Program Director, Carolina Cancer Screening Initiative, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, on a recent study: Uptake of colorectal cancer screening after mailed fecal immunochemical test (FIT) outreach in a newly eligible 45-49-year-old community health center population. Speakers will also provide updates on trends in colorectal cancer screening in community health centers and recently released resources to support health center work to increase CRC screening, including the Steps For Increasing Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates: A Manual For Primary Care Practices. This program was hosted by the ACS NCCRT Community Health Center Strategic Priority Team. Afterwards, participants discussed greatest barriers and solutions to increasing CRC screening in the newly eligible population.

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