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About The Study: Follow-up colonoscopy rates after a positive stool-based screening test result for colorectal cancer screening were low among an average-risk population in this study that included more than 32,000 individuals from 39 different health care organizations. Socioeconomic factors and the COVID-19 pandemic were associated with lower follow-up colonoscopy rates, presenting opportunities for targeted intervention by clinicians and health care systems.
Authors: Lesley-Ann Miller-Wilson, M.S., Ph.D., M.B.A., of Exact Sciences in Madison, Wisconsin, is the corresponding author.
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