Skip to main content

Table 1 Summary of recommendations of cancer care Ontario's Cancer Screening Uptake Expert Panel for breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening

From: Effective interventions to facilitate the uptake of breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening: an implementation guideline

Population-based interventions to increase demand for screening References
Intervention Breast Cervical Colorectal  
   Client reminders Recommended [1633]
   Client incentives alone There is insufficient evidence to recommend for or against this intervention.  
   Mass media alone There is insufficient evidence to recommend for or against this intervention. [3456]
   Small media Recommended  
   Group education There is insufficient evidence to recommend for or against this intervention. [5774]
   One-on-one education Recommended Recommended Consider  
Population-based interventions to reduce barriers to obtaining screening References
Intervention Breast Cervical Colorectal  
   Reducing structural barriers Recommended Recommended There is insufficient
evidence to recommend for
or against this intervention.
[7580]
   Reducing out-of-pocket costs There is insufficient evidence to recommend for or against this intervention for the Ontario context.  
Interventions directed at healthcare providers to increase screening References
Interventions Breast Cervical Colorectal [8189]
   Provider assessment and feedback Recommended  
   Provider incentives There is insufficient evidence to recommend for or against this intervention.  
  1. Note: Recommendation table template designed by the United States (US) Task Force on Community Preventive Services [13].