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Colorectal Cancer Screening: Conversation Starters

Use these tips to start a conversation with a loved one about getting screened for colorectal cancer.

Review Date: December 17, 2014

National Health Information Center - NHIC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

CDC Vitalsigns: Colorectal Cancer Screening

This CDC report points out why more people need to get tested for colorectal cancer and what can be done to increase screening. All people aged 50 to 75 years should get tested.

Review Date: November 05, 2012

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

NIH SeniorHealth: Colorectal Cancer

This site describes the risk factors, diagnosis, treatment, and latest research on colorectal cancer. The site also links to 4 brief videos on colon cancer screening methods, clinical trials, and more.

Review Date: November 05, 2012

National Institutes of Health - NIH
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Personal Screening Stories

Read brief stories from real patients about their colorectal cancer screening experiences.

Review Date: November 05, 2012

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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