One out of three Americans who needs colorectal cancer screening hasn’t gotten it.
There are 22 million men and women in the US who haven’t had a life-saving test than can prevent colorectal cancer.
But the good news is that screening rates are going up. In 2000, half of people who should have been screened reported a current test. Now almost two-thirds have colorectal cancer screening up-to-date
The bad news is that screening rates for the uninsured are almost half those for people with insurance. Read the rest of this entry »