Colorectal Cancer Podcasts
This PSA provides important information to listeners, including the age to start screening, how screening helps prevent the disease (by finding precancerous polyps so they can be removed before they turn into cancer), and there are several screening test options. A 30-second version is also available. Transcript Cdc-pdf[PDF-9KB]
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.
Golden Globe- and Academy Award-nominated actor Terrence Howard talks about losing his mother to colorectal cancer and urges people to be screened for the disease. A 20-second version is also available. Transcript Cdc-pdf[PDF-14KB]
Set in a movie screening room, Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning actor Jimmy Smits explains how a different kind of screening—for colorectal cancer—saves lives. A 20-second version is also available. Transcript Cdc-pdf[PDF-14KB]