Figure. Colorectal Cancer Demonstration Screening Sites, 20052008
Note: All programs provide screening and follow-up services to low-income persons aged 5064 years, who are underinsured or uninsured for colorectal cancer. In addition, some programs focus on a specific demographic subgroup.

Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

  • Site of the colorectal cancer screening program: Baltimore
  • Service delivery network: five hospitals
  • Screening test offered: primary screening with colonoscopy

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

  • Site of the colorectal screening program: St. Louis
  • Service delivery network: A specialty care health provider network, a university hospital, and federally qualified health centers
  • Screening tests offered: for persons at average risk for colorectal cancer, primary screening with guaiac-based fecal occult blood test (FOBT) with colonoscopy for follow-up of positive FOBTs; for people at high risk for colorectal cancer, primary screening with colonoscopy
  • Focus on African Americans

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services

  • Site of the colorectal cancer screening program: statewide
  • Service delivery network: state health department and physician practices; some providers already in the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program
  • Screening tests offered: for persons at average risk for colorectal cancer, primary screening with guaiac-based fecal occult blood test (FOBT) with colonoscopy for follow-up of positive FOBTs; for people at high risk for colorectal cancer, primary screening with colonoscopy

Public Health Seattle & King County, Washington

  • Site of the colorectal cancer screening program: King, Clallam, and Jefferson counties
  • Service delivery network: primary care clinics and physician practices; some providers already in the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program
  • Screening tests offered: for persons at average risk for colorectal cancer, primary screening with guaiac-based fecal occult blood test (FOBT) with colonoscopy for follow-up of positive FOBTs; for people at high risk for colorectal cancer, primary screening with colonoscopy
  • Focus on American Indians, Alaska Natives and African Americans

Stony Brook University Medical Center/SUNY, New York

  • Site of the colorectal cancer screening program: Suffolk County, New York
  • Service delivery network: Stony Brook University Medical Center with referrals from clinics associated with the Suffolk County Health Department
  • Screening test offered: Primary screening with colonoscopy

 

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