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Colorectal Cancer Podcasts

Photo of Dr. Lisa RichardsonColorectal Cancer Awareness and Screening (April 2017)
Podcast (2:54) Transcript [PDF-155KB]
Dr. Lisa Richardson shares her medical and personal advice for people between the ages of 50 and 75 about getting screened for colorectal cancer.

Photo of Dr. Florence TangkaCosts of Colorectal Cancer Screening (April 2017)
Podcast (5:21) Transcript [PDF-81KB]
Health economist Dr. Florence Tangka talks about studies on figuring out the costs of running a colorectal cancer screening program.

Photo of a coupleWhy I Got Tested for Colorectal Cancer (February 2016)
Podcast (1:46) Transcript [PDF-148KB]
CDC’s Dr. Lisa Richardson explains why she got tested for colorectal cancer when she turned 50 years old.

CDC Vital Signs logoHave You Been Tested for Colorectal Cancer? (November 2013)
Podcast (1:15) Transcript [PDF-143KB]
Colorectal cancer screening saves lives, but only if people get tested. Doctors often recommend colonoscopy, but the fecal occult blood test and sigmoidoscopy also effectively find colorectal cancer early. When people can pick the test they prefer, they’re more likely to actually get tested.

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