Clinicians’ opinions on recommending aspirin to prevent colorectal cancer to Australians aged 50 to 70 years: A qualitative study

Shakira Milton

Published : 2021


Objectives Australian guidelines recommend all 50 to 70-year-olds without existing contraindications consider taking low-dose aspirin (100 mg – 300 mg per day) for at least 2.5 years to reduce their risk of developing colorectal cancer. We aimed to explore clinicians’, practices, knowledge, opinions, and barriers and facilitators to the implementation of these new guidelines. Methods Semi-structured interviews were conducted with clinicians to whom the new guidelines may be applicable (familial cancer clinic staff (geneticists, oncologists and genetic counsellors), gastroenterologists, pharmacists, and general practitioners (GPs)). The Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (C..

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