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

Melissa C Brouwers*, Carol De Vito, Lavannya Bahirathan, Angela Carol, June C Carroll, Michelle Cotterchio, Maureen Dobbins, Barbara Lent, Cheryl Levitt, Nancy Lewis, S Elizabeth McGregor, Lawrence Paszat, Carol Rand and Nadine Wathen

Implementation Science 2011, 6:112  doi:10.1186/1748-5908-6-112

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Melissa Brouwers   (2012-06-07 14:18)  McMaster University email

Dear Colleagues,

re: recommendation regarding structural barriers

We have made a significant typo in the Recommendations Table and the Specific Recommendations statement #3 by mixing up the cancers recommended and not recommended for this intervention. The recommendation should read:

Reducing structural barriers is an effective intervention to increase community access and reduce barriers to breast cancer and CRC screening. There is insufficient evidence to support or refute its role in cervical cancer screening.

We are sorry for the confusion this has caused. We thank our colleagues for pointing out this error and how the recommendations did not align with the conclusions of the companion systematic review.

Melissa Brouwers
(author of the paper)

Competing interests

First author of this paper.


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