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Relentless Champions in Louisiana

Michelle Kendall, MPH

Policy Coordinator, Louisiana Cancer Prevention | mkenda@lsuhsc.edu

Mack Giancola, MPH

Program Manager, Louisiana Cancer Prevention

Colorectal Cancer Screening in Louisiana

Colorectal Cancer Screening Rate

64.4%

50 – 64
AGE RANGE

77.3%

65 – 75
AGE RANGE

Average Annual Number of New Cases

256

<50
YEARS OLD

2,108

50+
YEARS OLD

Colorectal Cancer Screening Coverage

No

SCREENING AT 45

NO

FOLLOW-UP COLONOSCOPY

Louisiana is the 4th deadliest state for colorectal cancer in the U.S.

Take Action

Upcoming events in Louisiana

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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