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Relentless Champions in Kentucky

Amanda Smart, MPH

Executive Director, Colon Cancer Prevention Project

Jason Baird

Founder, the Limestone Group

Whitney Jones, MD

Founder, Colon Cancer Prevention Project

To learn more about advocacy efforts in Kentucky, contact Amanda Smart at asmart@kickingbutt.org.

Colorectal Cancer Screening in Kentucky

Colorectal Cancer Screening Rate

64%

50 – 64
AGE RANGE

78.6%

65 – 75
AGE RANGE

Average Annual Number of New Cases

285

<50
YEARS OLD

2,247

50+
YEARS OLD

Colorectal Cancer Screening Coverage

Yes

SCREENING AT 45

Yes

FOLLOW-UP COLONOSCOPY

Kentucky is the 6th deadliest state for colorectal cancer in the U.S.

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