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Improving colorectal cancer screening in northern Canada using participatory simulation modelling
Principal Investigator: Kuziemsky, Craig
Licenced Year(s): 2019
Summary: This project aims to employ an evidence-based simulation modelling approach to estimate the endoscopy resources required to support a Fecal Immunohistochemical Testing (FIT)-based territorial screening program in the NWT and propose effective solutions to meet those requirements that are patient-centred, culturally competent and feasible within a rural and remote health system. To populate the ...


Improving the utilization of cancer screening services in northern Indigenous communities
Principal Investigator: Sharma, Sangita
Licenced Year(s): 2018 2017
Summary: Cancer screening involves different tests to detect many types of cancer at earlier stages, and can increase successful treatment and decrease the burden on patients. Screening can also increase survival rates and prevent early deaths due to cancer. Three screening programs have been established in Canada for early detection of breast, colorectal, and cervical cancers. The team will work with comm...


Facilitating colorectal cancer screening access through systems analysis: A case study of the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Champion, Caitlin E
Licenced Year(s): 2015
Summary: The objective of this research project is to determine how current health care processes and system-level factors within the Northwest Territories (NWT) health care system are influencing patient access to colorectal cancer screening. Specific objectives are to: 1) conceptualize colorectal cancer screening to identify and describe the health care processes (health system agents, interactions, ...


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