Roundtable Summary: Screening at 45

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On August 25th, 2020, Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC), the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and the Prevent Cancer Foundation hosted a State Policy Action Planning Session on ensuring coverage for colorectal cancer (CRC) screening beginning at age 45. 

The goal of the three-hour meeting was to bring together leaders in the CRC  community including advocacy organizations, public policy professionals, researchers, clinicians and others to discuss what can be done together to help address the challenges around enacting policy at the state level to increase access to CRC screening. 

This Executive Summary provides an overview of the meeting as well as next steps for developing resources and materials to support state policy efforts.