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Published quarterly by Advocate Aurora Health, the Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews (JPCRR) is a diamond open access, peer-reviewed medical journal devoted to advancing patient-centered care practices, health outcomes, and patient experiences.

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Current Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4 (2021) – Cancer Screening

From the Editor

Original Research


Patient Perceptions of Using Clinical Decision Support for Cancer Screening and Prevention: “I wouldn’t have thought about getting screened without it.”
Daniel M. Saman, Melissa L. Harry, Laura A. Freitag, Clayton I. Allen, Patrick J. O'Connor, JoAnn M. Sperl-Hillen, Joseph A. Bianco, Anjali R. Truitt, Heidi L. Ekstrom, and Thomas E. Elliott


Communication Skills Training: A Means to Promote Time-Efficient Patient-Centered Communication in Clinical Practice
Else Dalsgaard Iversen, Maiken Wolderslund, Poul-Erik Kofoed, Pål Gulbrandsen, Helle Poulsen, Søren Cold, and Jette Ammentorp

Quality Improvements


Improving Cancer Screening Rates in Primary Care via Practice Facilitation and Academic Detailing: A Multi-PBRN Quality Improvement Project
Christopher P. Morley, Laura A. Schad, Laurene M. Tumiel-Berhalter, Laura A. Brady, Alexandrea Bentham, Karen Vitale, Amanda Norton, Gary Noronha, and Carlos Swanger


Increasing Breast, Cervical, and Colorectal Cancer Screenings: A Qualitative Assessment of Barriers and Promoters in Safety-Net Practices
Laura A. Brady, Laurene M. Tumiel-Berhalter, Laura A. Schad, Alexandrea Bentham, Karen Vitale, Amanda Norton, Gary Noronha, Carlos Swanger, and Christopher P. Morley

Brief Report


Patient and Clinician Characteristics That Predict Breast Cancer Screening Behavior in 40–49-Year-Old Women
Sarina Schrager, Claudia Evaristo, Terry Little, Lori DuBenske, and Elizabeth S. Burnside

Topic Synopsis



Patient-Centered Home Cancer Screening Attitudes During COVID-19 Pandemic
Christelle El Khoury, Elizabeth Haro, Martha Alves, Marie Claire O'Dwyer, Kate Meixner, Laura Crespo Albiac, J Nicoll Capizzano, Manasi Ramakrishnan, Cullen Salada, Sherri Sheinfeld Gorin, Masahito Jimbo, Ananda Sen, and Diane M. Harper


Impact of COVID-19 on Screening Rates for Colorectal, Breast, and Cervical Cancer: Practice Feedback From a Quality Improvement Project in Primary Care
Laura A. Schad, Laura A. Brady, Laurene M. Tumiel-Berhalter, Alexandrea Bentham, Karen Vitale, Amanda Norton, Gary Noronha, Carlos Swanger, and Christopher P. Morley

Medical Education

From the Other Side of the Table