Cancer Videos

The list below shows cancer-related videos on CDC’s YouTube channel that are not about a specific kind of cancer.

Dr. Lisa Richardson, Director, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cancer doesn’t wait and neither should you. Dr. Lisa Richardson, Dr. Robert W. Carlson, and Dr. Laura Makaroff talk about the importance of routine cancer screenings. A 30-second version is also available.

Highlights from the Field: CDC Colorectal Cancer Control Program

This video illustrates how awardees in CDC’s Colorectal Cancer Control Program and their community partners are working together to increase screening rates.

Cancer Prevention in Older Adults video
CDC’s Division of Cancer Prevention and Control sponsored a supplemental issue of The Gerontologist about ways to reduce cancer risk during older adulthood.
Can I inherit cancer? video
Developed by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, this video provides an introduction to the role of family history in cancer (cancer genetics, genetic counseling, and genetic testing). This video was supported by grant number 5 NU58DP006108-03-00 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Photo of Nikki Hayes, Chief, Comprehensive Cancer Control Branch, DCPC, CDC
CDC’s National Comprehensive Cancer Control Program (NCCCP) brings people together to put cancer prevention control into action. Lisa Richardson, MD, MPH and Nikki Hayes, MPH reflect on the program’s success and growth over the past 20 years.
Overweight and Obesity are Associated with Cancer
At least 13 types of cancer are linked to overweight and obesity. About 630,000 people in the U.S. were diagnosed with a cancer associated with overweight and obesity in 2014.
Cancer Registries: Measuring Progress. Targeting Action.
Cancer registries provide the data-driven foundation for cancer control efforts in the United States. Find out what they are, how they work, and who can use the data they provide.
Cancer: Planning for the Future
Cancer will soon become the leading cause of death in the United States. As we plan for the future, we have to ask some hard questions.
Picture of a baby girl
CDC’s Division of Cancer Prevention and Control sponsored a special issue in the journal Pediatrics about factors from before birth through early childhood that may affect a person’s chance of getting cancer.
Cancer and Family History: Using Genomics for Prevention Grand Rounds
In this session of Grand Rounds, experts explain how cancer genomics programs are working together to conduct surveillance and educate the public and health care providers about hereditary cancer syndromes. You will also hear how one woman's personal experience with a hereditary cancer syndrome led her to become an advocate for patient and provider education.
Cancer and Family History: Using Genomics for Prevention Beyond the Data
Dr. John Iskander and Dr. Lisa Richardson discuss how establishing a patient’s family history can help health care providers identify genetic mutations that may lead to cancer.
I Am CDC: Temeika Fairley
Dr. Temeika Fairley explains her role in CDC’s Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, and why she loves her job.