Improving follow-up in Danish Cervical Cancer Screening

Projekt

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Recently it has been established that around 20% women with a abnormal or inadequate test result in the Danish Screening Program for Cervical Cancer is not followed up as recommended (DKLS 2010).

To avoid progression of cervical pre-cancer, it is important that women are followed up as recommended. One reason for delaying follow up may be missing, delayed or misunderstood communication regarding test results between GPs and the Women

This project will show if GPs and woman can be supported in follow-up attendance.

The first part of the study will compare follow-up proportions for women with results conveyed by letter from pathology departments, compared to women with results conveyed as usual by GPs. This is done in a cluster randomised controlled trial in the Central Denmark Region.

The second part of the study will compare follow-up proportions of women in a period before the implementation of electronically GP reminders to with a period after.

Both parts of the study will use register data from the Danish Pathology Data Bank and Statistics Denmark

Project group:
Bettina Kjær Kristiansen, cand.scient.san. The Research Unit for General Practice, Aarhus University.

Flemming Bro, MD, Professor, PhD, The Research Unit for General Practice, Aarhus University.

Peter Vedsted, Professor, PhD, The Research Centre for Cancer Diagnosis in Primary Care (CaP), Aarhus University.

Berit Andersen, MD, PhD. Department of Public Health Programmes, Randers Regional Hospital.





StatusIgangværende
Periode01/08/201225/02/2017

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