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Videos About Colorectal Cancer

The list below shows videos about colorectal (colon) cancer that have been posted on CDC’s YouTube channel.

Your Health with Joan Lunden and CDC

Colorectal Cancer Early Detection

Joan Lunden encourages adults ages 50 and over to talk to their doctor to determine the right screening test for colorectal cancer.

Your Health with Joan Lunden and CDC

Colorectal Cancer Family History

Joan Lunden discusses about the effects of knowing family history and early detection in preventing colorectal cancer.

Screen for Life: Meryl Streep

Screen for Life: Meryl Streep

In this public service announcement, actress Meryl Streep urges viewers to get screened for colorectal cancer.

David Lieberman, MD

Screening for Colorectal Cancer: Optimizing Quality (CME). Endoscopist Version Part 1

Part 1 of the Endoscopist Version CME includes basic information about colorectal cancer and screening, factors that affect when and how patients should be screened, and detailed screening and surveillance guidelines based on personal and family history.

David Lieberman, MD

Screening for Colorectal Cancer: Optimizing Quality (CME). Endoscopist Version Part 2

Part 2 of the Endoscopist Version CME focuses on colonoscopy and includes pre-procedure considerations for ensuring that colonoscopy is appropriate, ways to achieve good bowel preparation, the elements required for complete reporting, effective communication with referring providers and patients, and monitoring quality indicators to improve performance.

Richard Wender, MD

Screening for Colorectal Cancer: Optimizing Quality (CME). Primary Care Version Part 1

Part 1 of the Primary Care Version CME includes basic information about colorectal cancer and screening, factors that affect when and how patients should be screened, and detailed screening and surveillance guidelines based on personal and family history.

Richard Wender, MD

Screening for Colorectal Cancer: Optimizing Quality (CME). Primary Care Version Part 2

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.

David Lieberman, MD

Screening for Colorectal Cancer: Optimizing Quality (CME). Primary Care Version Part 3

Part 3 of the Primary Care Version CME describes the role of the primary care provider in delivering high-quality colonoscopy, such as pre-procedure risk assessment, safety issues to report to the endoscopist, guidance on bowel preparation and sedation, interpreting the endoscopy report, appropriate follow-up for incomplete exams, and questions to ask the endoscopist to be sure he or she is providing high-quality exams.

Director’s Briefing: Testing to Prevent Colon Cancer

Director’s Briefing: Testing to Prevent Colon Cancer

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.

No Excuses

No Excuses

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

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

This Is Personal

Actor and musician Terrence Howard talks about how his mother’s death from colon cancer affected his whole family.

Diane Keaton

Grammy Keaton

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.”

Jimmy Smits

The Screening

Set in a movie screening room, actor Jimmy Smits explains how a different kind of screening—for colorectal cancer—saves lives.

Morgan Freeman

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.

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