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Can Low-Cost Interventions Improve Cancer Screenings for Women in Remote Areas?

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  1. You are a member of the healthcare team seeing a 56-year-old female patient for a wellness examination, and you note that she is overdue for multiple cancer screening tests. What were the rates of adherence to the US Preventive Services Task Force guidelines for cancer screening in the previous study by Sabatino and colleagues?
    Breast cancer: 31%; cervical cancer: 43%; colorectal cancer (CRC): 14%
    Breast cancer: 49%; cervical cancer: 61%; CRC: 30%
    Breast cancer: 60%; cervical cancer: 62%; CRC: 45%
    Breast cancer: 72%; cervical cancer: 83%; CRC: 67%
  2. You consider means to help this patient complete her cancer screening tests. Which of the following outcomes was reported in the current study by Champion and colleagues regarding cancer screening among women?
    No intervention was better than usual care
    The educational DVD-only and DVD-plus-navigator interventions improved screening adherence to similar levels
    The DVD-plus-navigator intervention was most efficient in improving screening adherence
    The cost-effectiveness of the DVD-plus-navigator intervention for each case of up-to-date screening exceeded $55,000