Some Important Facts You Should Know about Colorectal Cancer! Provides information about colorectal cancer, the different tests available to screen for colorectal cancer, your Medicare benefits for colorectal cancer screening, and steps you can take to help protect your health.
Publications in English
CRC (Colorectal Cancer) Screening Saves Lives (CMS #11010) This brochure provides information on the different types of colorectal cancer screening tests, how screening saves lives, who is at high risk, symptoms, and insurance coverage.
Colorectal Cancer Basic Facts on Screening (CMS #11011) For individuals who want a very basic understanding of Colorectal Cancer and screening options. Simpler and lower literacy version of the detailed fact sheet.
Colorectal Cancer Facts on Screening (CMS #11012) This fact sheet provides detailed information on colorectal cancer and screening. Includes a chart with information on each screening test (e.g., purpose, important considerations, Medicare/insurance coverage, etc.) titled "Colorectal Cancer Facts on Screening."
Publicaciones en Español
Cáncer Colorrectal - Rompamos el Silencio:
Un folleto que explica la importancia de la Prueba Colorectal y la detección temprana.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention "Screen for Life" campaign
This section of the
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Website contains information about
the Screen for Life: National Colorectal Cancer Action Campaign. Campaign
materials, frequently asked questions, partner profiles, and state contacts can
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention Website contains a section on Colorectal Cancer.
Contents of this section highlight Colorectal Cancer Prevention and Control
The National Cancer Institute
The National Cancer
Institute provides information about treatment, clinical trials, alternative
medicine, coping with side effects, nutrition, support groups, and related
American Cancer Society
The American Cancer
Society Website contains a Colon and Rectum Cancer Resource Center. Included in
the resource center are answers to questions about the nature of colorectal
cancer, it's causes and risk factors as well as publications and an 800 number
The American Gastroenterological Association
This page on the
American Gastroenterological Association Website contains information about the
Digestive Health Initiative Public Outreach campaign. A free brochure is
available as well an 800 number.
The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery
contains information about how to locate a colon and rectal surgeon in your
area, registries, discussion groups, newsletters and links to related sites.
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