Each module has short post-assessments to test your understanding of the material and to help us evaluate the program. Please complete all post-assessments for every module.
Step 1: Review all resources and videos or webinars Step 2: Take the module's post-assessment Step 3: Move on to the next foundational module


RATS Learning Lab: Nutrition and Research

BENEFICIAL: Beans/Bran Enriching Nutritional Eating For Intestinal Health & Colorectal Cancer Including Activity for Longevity! Presented by Elisabeth Ryan, Ph.D. and Heather Leach, Ph.D. of College of Health & Human Sciences Colorado State University

Nutrition, Exercise, and CRC

Studies have shown that diet and exercise can prevent colorectal cancer from ever happening or can help keep it from recurring. Simple changes can go a long way. Dr. Jeffrey Meyerhardt of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute tells you how.

PDFS and Documents

Nutrients, Diet and CRC Research indicates that diet and nutrition play a large role in cancer prevention. Read through this 2015 study discussing the relationships between diet, cancer, and the gut microbiome. Family history and the natural history of colorectal cancer: systematic review This article reviews the relationship between CRC and family history.


Prevention Resources Browse through Fight CRC’s site to learn more about CRC prevention. What Can I Do to Reduce My Risk of Colorectal Cancer? Check out what the CDC recommends to prevent CRC. Exercise, Healthy Eating, Fat and Cancer Prevention Check out this blog on the relationship between healthy eating and fats for cancer patients along the entire continuum. CRC Risk Factors Explore lifestyle and hereditary risk factors for developing CRC. Knowing Your Family History May Save your Life Research Advocate Liz Dennis describes how knowing her family history saved her life. Fiber, Sugar & Meat Podcast In this Taboo-ty episode Chelsey Wisotsky, CSO, from SavorHealth breaks down how fiber, sugar and red meat are processed in the body and how they could affect colorectal cancer. Higher vitamin D levels may lower colorectal cancer risk Researchers at Harvard found that vitamin D may help lower colorectal cancer risk. You can read the study below. Circulating Vitamin D and Colorectal Cancer Risk: An International Pooling Project of 17 Cohorts Researchers at Harvard found that vitamin D may help lower colorectal cancer risk.

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