Colorectal Cancer Podcasts
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Radio Public Service Announcements
These public service announcements (PSAs) were developed for organizations and individuals to share with local media. They explain the facts about colorectal cancer and why screening is important for people who are 50 years old or older. Most were developed by the Screen for Life campaign.
Colorectal cancer is the number two cancer killer of men and women in the United States, but it is preventable. It starts with a precancerous polyp, or abnormal growth, in the colon. Several tests are available to find these polyps so they can be removed before they turn into cancer.
In this public service announcement, learn how screening helps prevent colorectal cancer, when to start screening, and what the screening test options are.
Actress Meryl Streep says, “There is so much in life we can’t control. But here’s something we can: colorectal cancer.” She talks about getting screened herself and urges others to do the same.
Other Colorectal Cancer Podcasts
Colorectal cancer is the number two cancer killer of both men and women in the U.S. But colorectal cancer is a preventable disease. Recommended screening for adults at average risk begins at age 50 and continues until age 75. Learn about screening test options.