80% by 2018
The 80% by 2018 goal is the national initiative launched by the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable (NCCRT) to achieve an 80% screening goal by 2018. To learn more about the 80% by 2018 initiative and to sign the pledge visit the NCCRT’s site for more information.
Screen for Life
Screen for Life is the Center’s for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Colorectal Cancer Action Campaign launched in 1999 aimed at informing men and women aged 50 and older about the importance of getting regular colorectal cancer screening tests. The National Screen for Life campaign has many useful resources available to the public to promote colorectal cancer awareness through promotional materials (fact sheets, flyers, pamphlets) and public service announcements.
ACS Cancer Statistics Center
The cancer statistics center provides an interactive resource for understanding the burden of cancer in the United States.
Noelle LoConte, MD, Associate Professor of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health UW Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center and Principle Investigator of the CDC funded “Wisconsin’s Collaborative Approach to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening” project presents a Colorectal Cancer Screening Update. This presentation was supported by the Cooperative Agreement Number, DP6078, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or the Department of Health and Human Services. View the presentation slides.