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How To Increase Cancer Screening Rates: A Quality Improvement Toolkit for Busy Office Practices


This toolkit, for physicians and clinical staff, provides evidence-based action steps and tools to improve cancer screening rates in their practice. By increasing cancer screening rates, practices can improve quality performance measures.

The toolkit has three main components:
  1. The four essentials and related tools to improve cancer screening rates
  2. Clinic self-assessment using the four essentials
  3. Guidance and tips for effective office training


American Cancer Society; Iowa Cancer Consortium; Iowa Get Screened; Upper Midwest Public Health Training Center

Funding Sources

Iowa Cancer Consortium

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  • Original Summary: 01/2013
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Last updated: February 13, 2013.