Videos About Colorectal Cancer
The list below shows videos about colorectal (colon) cancer that have been posted on CDC’s YouTube channel.
This video discusses who should get screened at what age, how screening helps prevent colorectal cancer, and important information about screening test options.
Joan Lunden encourages adults ages 50 and over to talk to their doctor to determine the right screening test for colorectal cancer.
Joan Lunden discusses about the effects of knowing family history and early detection in preventing colorectal cancer.
Screen for Life: Meryl Streep
In this public service announcement, actress Meryl Streep urges viewers to get screened for colorectal cancer.
Part 2 of the Primary Care Version CME focuses on why stool blood testing should be offered to patients and the elements of high-quality stool testing, such as selecting an effective test, identifying eligible patients, communicating with patients effectively, high-quality test handling and processing, and ensuring high test completion rates and follow-up after abnormal test results.
CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden explains that about 23 million adults between the ages of 50 and 75 have not gotten the life-saving tests they need to find colon cancer early.
This public service announcement addresses common excuses and misconceptions that lead people to delay or avoid getting screened for colorectal cancer.
Your Wake-Up Call
In this public service announcement, actor and musician Terrance Howard urges Americans to be screened for colorectal cancer.
This Is Personal
Actor and musician Terrence Howard talks about how his mother’s death from colon cancer affected his whole family.
Actress Diane Keaton talks about her grandmother’s death from colorectal cancer and vows “to do everything possible to stay alive for as long as I can … in good health.”
Set in a movie screening room, actor Jimmy Smits explains how a different kind of screening—for colorectal cancer—saves lives.
The Picture of Health
Actor Morgan Freeman says you can look and feel fine, but without getting screened for colorectal cancer, you might not know there’s a problem.