Will They Show? Predictors of Nonattendance for Scheduled Screening Colonoscopies at a Safety Net Hospital.

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Summary of "Will They Show? Predictors of Nonattendance for Scheduled Screening Colonoscopies at a Safety Net Hospital."

Colonoscopy can reduce colorectal cancer-related mortality by up to 90% through early detection and polyp removal. Despite this, nonattendance rates for scheduled colonoscopies have been reported ranging from 4.1% to as high as 67% depending on the population studied.


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Name: Journal of clinical gastroenterology
ISSN: 1539-2031


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