Colorectal Cancer Screening Resources

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All adults with an average risk of colorectal (colon and rectal) cancers need to undergo routine screenings starting at age 45.  However, those with a family history of colorectal cancer or any other risk factors should begin screening earlier than age 45. African Americans also face a slightly higher risk and need to discuss screening earlier.

Colorectal cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths in men and women combined in the U.S. It is highly treatable when caught early. Over 30 million, ages 50-75, are not up-to-date on screening, and 60 percent of deaths could be prevented with screening. Know your screening options.

Fight Colorectal Cancer has created these resources to help answer your questions and educate about colorectal cancer screening.

Save a Life Rack Card

This rack card gets the word out that colorectal cancer is preventable and treatable. This resource covers screening options, risk factors, and signs and symptoms. It’s the ideal handout at hospitals, doctors’ offices, and community events.

For printed copies, visit our store.

Colorectal Cancer Screening Brochure

If you’re age 45 or older, have a family history of colorectal cancer, or signs and symptoms, this Colorectal Cancer Screening brochure is for you. You need to be screened, but screening can be scary. Our screening brochure includes a colonoscopy prep shopping list and prep tips. We even outline alternative screening options in addition to colonoscopy. Our medically reviewed Colorectal Cancer Screening brochure is a resource you can depend on. Screening saves lives!

Colonoscopy Prep Tips Blog

Visit the Fight CRC blog for tips and ideas on how to prepare for a colonoscopy from survivors.

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