Innovative Programs to Provide Colorectal Cancer Screening during Annual Influenza Vaccination Campaigns
WHY DO IT
HOW TO DO IT
FLU-FOBT and FLU-FIT Research Support and Publications
Publications about FLU-FIT and FLU-FOBT:
Community Health Centers
Potter MB, Phengrasamy L, Hudes ES, McPhee SJ, Walsh JM. Offering annual fecal occult blood tests at annual flu shot clinics increases colorectal cancer screening rates. Ann Fam Med. 2009;7:17-23.
Potter MB, Yu TM, Gildengorin G, Yu AY, Chan K, Green LW, McPhee SJ, Walsh JM. Adaptation of the FLU-FOBT Program for a primary care clinic serving a low income Chinese-American community: New evidence of effectiveness. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2011;22:284-295.
Potter MB, Walsh JM, Yu TM, Gildengorin G, Green LW, McPhee SJ. The effectiveness of the FLU-FOBT Program in primary care: A randomized trial. Am J Prev Med. 2011;41:9-16.
Walsh JM, Gildengorin G, Green LW, Jenkins J, Potter MB. The FLU-FOBT Program in community clinics: durable benefits of a randomized controlled trial. Health Educ Res. 2012 Oct;27(5):886-94.
Managed Care Settings
Potter MB, Somkin CP, Ackerson LM, Gomez V, Dao T, Horberg MA, Walsh J ME. The FLU-FIT program: an effective colorectal cancer screening program for high volume flu shot clinics. Am J Manag Care. 2011;17(8):577-83.
Potter MB, Ackerson LM, Gomez V, Walsh JM, Green LW, Levin TR, Somkin CP. Effectiveness and reach of the FLU-FIT program in an integrated health care system: a multisite randomized trial. Am J Public Health. 2013 Jun;103(6).
Potter MB, Gildengorin G, Wang Y, Wu M, Kroon L. Comparative effectiveness of two pharmacy-based colorectal cancer screening interventions during an annual influenza vaccination campaign. J Am Pharm Assoc. 2010;50:181-7
Information about colorectal cancer screening guidelines and tests:
Allison JE, Potter MB. New screening guidelines for colorectal cancer: A practical guide for the primary care physician. Prim Care. 2009;36:575-602.
Zauber AG, Lansdorp-Vogelaar MS, Knudsen AB, Wilschut J, van Bolligooljen M, Kuntz KM. Evaluating test strategies for colorectal cancer screening: a decision analysis for the US Previntive Services Task Force. Ann Intern Med. 2008;149:659-669.
Information about Colorectal Cancer Screening in Diverse Practice Settings:
Sarfaty M. Doroshenk MA, Hotz J, Brooks D, Hayashi S, Davis TC, Joseph D, Stevens D, Weaver DL, Potter, MB, Wender R. Strategies for expanding colorectal cancer screening at community health centers. CA Cancer J Clin. 2013 Jul;63(4):221-31.
Potter MB. Strategies and resources to address colorectal cancer screening rates and disparities in the United States and globally. Annu Rev Public Health. 2013;34:413-29