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Relentless Champions in Arkansas

Michael Keck

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Arkansas | michael.keck@cancer.org

Colorectal Cancer Screening in Arkansas

Colorectal Cancer Screening Rate

58.8%

50 – 64
AGE RANGE

77.7%

65 – 75
AGE RANGE

Average Annual Number of New Cases

170

<50
YEARS OLD

1,366

50+
YEARS OLD

Colorectal Cancer Screening Coverage

NO

SCREENING AT 45

NO

FOLLOW-UP COLONOSCOPY

Arkansas is the 5th deadliest state for colorectal cancer in the U.S.

Take Action

Upcoming events in Arkansas

Virtual Climb for a Cure 2020

August 15th, 2020 – August 15th, 2020

References

Citation:  Joseph DA, King JB, Dowling NF, Thomas CC, Richardson LC. Vital Signs: Colorectal Cancer Screening Test Use — United States, 2018. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2020;69:253–259. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm6910a1

Citation: National Cancer Institute (2020). State Cancer Profiles > Incidence Rates Table. Accessed https://statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov/incidencerates/index.php on 6/5/2020.

Citation: National Cancer Institute (2020). State Cancer Profiles > Death Rates Table. Accessed https://statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov/deathrates/index.php on 6/5/2020.

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