Catalyst in Hawaii
2024-2025 Catalyst Grantee
Fight CRC’s grantees in Hawaii are working to ensure that uninsured and underinsured Hawaiians do not face out-of-pocket costs for colonoscopy following an abnormal non-invasive colorectal cancer screening test.
Colorectal Cancer Screening in Hawaii
*Overall Percentage of Adults Who Are Up to Date with Colorectal Cancer Screening
ACS CAN Hawaii-Pacific is a non-profit, non-partisan cancer advocacy organization working daily to prioritize cancer issues with our state legislators and congressional delegation. The Hawaii-Pacific region covers the State of Hawaii and the Territory of Guam. As an island region, cancer patients face unique issues with access to care, especially regarding transportation for medical treatment.
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Hawaii's Colorectal Cancer Screening Coverage
In Hawaii, health insurance plans are required by law to cover colorectal cancer screenings based on the recommendations of the United States Preventive Services Task Force. This doesn't apply to insurance covering specific diseases or other limited benefit coverage.
Hawaii's Champion Stories
Patients & Survivors | Stage IV Rectal Cancer
Zoe’s story I had noticed I dropped a significant amount of weight within a few weeks out of nowhere. I felt achy and my abdomen felt completely constipated. I had […]Side Effects, Treatments, Chemotherapy, Surgery, Ostomy, Radiation, Fatigue, Bowel irregularities
Patients & Survivors | Stage I Rectal Cancer
Mary’s Story I was scheduled to have my long-overdue colonoscopy and finally scheduled it. I was not symptomatic; however, I had known for a while that I should get this […]Side Effects, Treatments, Surgery, Fatigue, Bowel irregularities, Pain