Cancer Videos

The list below shows cancer-related videos on CDC’s YouTube channel that are not about a specific kind of cancer. Please also see our videos about breast, colorectal, gynecologic, HPV-associated, and skin cancers as well as cancer survivorship.

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.
Should I Get Tested for Prostate Cancer?
Many men wonder if they should get screened for prostate cancer. Each man must decide for himself. That’s why it’s important for men to talk about screening (testing) with their doctor. This video helps men understand their prostate cancer screening options.
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.
U.S. Cancer Statistics: The Official Federal Cancer Statistics
U.S. Cancer Statistics are the official federal cancer statistics, combining cancer registry data from CDC’s National Program of Cancer Registries and NCI’s Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program. Learn how you can access and use the latest cancer data on 100% of the U.S. population.
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.
Fact or Fiction: Cancer in Children and Teens
Fact or fiction: Leukemia is the leading form of cancer death among children and teens. Find out in this video from the National Center for Health Statistics.
Cancer vs. Heart Disease video
Fact or fiction: Cancer is now the leading cause of death in the majority of U.S. states. Find out in this video from the National Center for Health Statistics.
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.
Cancer does not have to be an inevitable consequence of growing older.
In this video abstract, CDC’s Dr. Hannah Weir talks about her work to project trends in new cancer cases and cancer deaths in the United States through 2020.
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.
Web Site Helps Prevent Infections During Chemotherapy
Dr. Lisa Richardson explains how a new Web site helps both cancer patients and their doctors prevent infections during cancer treatment.
CDC Expert Commentary: Protect Cancer Patients from Infections
This video discusses CDC’s Basic Infection Control and Prevention Plan that outpatient oncology facilities can use to standardize and improve infection prevention practices.
Page last reviewed: September 17, 2018