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Table 1 Focus groups (>50 years old): selected comments about patient-provider communication, colon cancer knowledge, and screening

From: Colorectal cancer screening among African American church members: A qualitative and quantitative study of patient-provider communication

"My doctor never even told me that I needed a digital or colonoscopy, or the technical term.
The only concern is said was prostate. Nobody said anything about colon.''
[Male]
"I'm sixty years old and he's never told me to take one of these. I need to change doctors.''
[Female]
"Well you know, I think of men when I think of colorectal cancer.''
[Female]
"I've heard from 48 on up is a prostate exam more than anything else. I haven't heard anything about the colon. I really hadn't."
[Male]