Colorectal cancer

Innovations

Community Cancer Coalition Employs Navigators Who Enhance Access to Free Colonoscopy Screening for Uninsured Rural Patients 01/17/14

As part of the Community Cancer Screening Program ™, the Cancer Coalition of South Georgia employs trained professional health navigators from the local community who support community health...

Primary Care Clinic Simultaneously Offers Influenza Shot and Home Testing Kit to Eligible Patients During Influenza Season, Boosting Colorectal Cancer Screening Rate 03/13/13

The Chinatown Public Health Center, a primary care clinic in San Francisco that serves a patient population that primarily speaks Cantonese, implemented the influenza–fecal occult blood test...

Automated Calls Followed by Mailed Kits Significantly Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening Rate in Those Overdue for Testing 10/16/12

Kaiser Permanente Colorado reaches out to all average-risk members due for colorectal cancer screening through an automated call that educates them about the disease and screening options and then...

One-Time Personalized Electronic Reminder From Primary Care Physician to Patient Does Not Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates 02/18/11

Primary care physicians at Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates sent a single personalized electronic message to patients overdue for colorectal cancer screening using the practice's personal...

Breast Examination Center Assists Low-Income, Minority Women in Accessing Colorectal Cancer Screening 11/29/10

A Harlem-based breast examination center affiliated with Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center assists patients age 50 and older in getting colonoscopy screening for colorectal cancer. Taking...

QualityTools

How To Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates in Practice: A Primary Care Clinician's Evidenced-Based Toolbox and Guide 03/06/14

This guide outlines efficient ways for medical practices to get eligible patients the colorectal cancer screening tests they need. It contains evidenced-based tools, sample templates, and strategies that can help practices improve their screening...

Influenza-Fecal Immunochemical Test and Influenza–Fecal Occult Blood Test Program Materials 05/15/13

The influenza-fecal immunochemical test (FLU-FIT) and influenza–fecal occult blood test (FLU-FOBT) Programs allow health care providers to increase access to colorectal cancer screening by offering home tests to patients at the time of their...

Screen for Life: National Colorectal Cancer Action Campaign 03/04/09

The Screen for Life: National Colorectal Cancer Action Campaign informs men and women aged 50 years or older about the importance of having regular colorectal cancer screening tests.

The central campaign messages include:

  • ...
Colorectal Cancer Risk Assessment Tool 01/22/09

This interactive calculator is designed for use by health professionals and patients. It estimates the risk of developing colorectal cancer for non-Hispanic white men and women ages 50 to 85 during the next 5-year and 10-year period up to age 90...

Colorectal Cancer Prevention - Physician Data Query (PDQ®) (Health Professional Version) 12/17/07

This PDQ cancer information summary for health professionals provides comprehensive, peer-reviewed, evidence-based information about colorectal cancer prevention.

This summary addresses the following topics:

  • Summary of evidence...

This website is certified by Health On the Net Foundation. Click to verify. This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information: verify here.