Increasing Colorectal Cancer Screening and Promoting Screening Quality: An Action Guide for Engaging Employers and Professional Medical Organizations, pdf icon[PDF-6.1MB] also called the Employers and Professional Medical Organizations Action Guide, helps CRCCP award recipients work with specific types of partners to promote policies, programs, and practices to increase colorectal cancer screening rates and promote high-quality screening services at the community level. Working with employers and professional medical organizations can be an efficient way to reach large numbers of people who may need better access to colorectal cancer screening.
Increasing Colorectal Cancer Screening: An Action Guide for Working with Health Systems, pdf icon[PDF-4.6MB] also called the Health Systems Action Guide, helps CRCCP award recipients work with health systems to increase high-quality colorectal cancer screening at the population level. By helping a single health system improve its colorectal cancer screening process, an award recipient can reach many people who need to be screened for colorectal cancer. This approach is more efficient than trying to reach people individually.
The Colorectal Cancer Screening Test Use page was developed by CDC’s National Comprehensive Cancer Control Program. It shows colorectal cancer screening rates in U.S. states, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico by race and ethnicity, insurance status, age, sex, and age group. It also shows the percentage of the age-eligible population screened over time.
This manual provides information and tools to replicate the successful patient navigation model for increasing colonoscopy screening designed by the New Hampshire Colorectal Cancer Screening Program.