Journal article

The CRISP-P study: feasibility of a self-completed colorectal cancer risk prediction tool in primary care

Elena C Harty, Jennifer G McIntosh, Adrian Bickerstaffe, Nadira Hewabandu, Jon D Emery

FAMILY PRACTICE | OXFORD UNIV PRESS | Published : 2019

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Australia and New Zealand have the highest incidence of colorectal cancer (CRC) globally. Our research team has developed a CRC risk prediction tool for use in primary care to increase targeted screening. This study, Colorectal cancer RISk Prediction tool - patient ('CRISP-P'), aimed to determine the following to inform a future trial design: (i) the feasibility of self-reporting; (ii) the feasibility of recruitment methods; and (iii) the prevalence of CRC risk. METHODS: Participants aged between 40 and 75 years were recruited consecutively from three primary care waiting rooms. Participants input data into CRISP on a tablet without receiving clinical advice. Feasibility was evalu..

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