Colorectal Cancer Screening Change Package


Compiles evidence- and practice-based changes that clinicians can use to improve colorectal cancer screening.

A doctor performs a colonoscopy on an older man


The Colorectal Cancer Screening Change Package is part of the Cancer Screening Change Packages Toolkit. The tools and resources in the Colorectal Cancer Screening Change Package are for adults who:

  • Are ages 45 to 85 years.
  • Do not have signs or symptoms of colorectal cancer.
  • Do not have a personal or family history of colorectal cancer, colorectal polyps, or a genetic syndrome such as familial adenomatous polyposis or hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer (Lynch syndrome).
  • Have not been diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease.

See the US Preventive Services Task Force recommendation.

To help you choose a focus area, read the descriptions below or view the organizing framework in the Cancer Screening Change Packages: Overview.