Programs | Colorectal Cancer Interventions

Health-related programs for colorectal cancer screening

Employee programs refer to activities that include active employee involvement, such as classes, seminars or competitions. Employee programs are frequently provided on-site at the workplace.

Employee health surveys in the workplace provide assessment and implementation opportunities

  • Information from employee health surveys can be used not only in obtaining baseline group data on employee health but also to educate individual employees to their needs for screening and follow-up for specific colorectal cancer concerns

Worksite-wide education campaigns increase use of screening services

  • Improving communications about the availability and coverage of preventive services is recommended to increase their use. For example, flyers or brochures about the screenings could be placed in employee break rooms and on bulletin boards. Additional strategies to consider include mailing information and reminders to employees’ homes and company-wide e-mails to employees
  • The Task Force on Community Preventive Services reports that use of cancer screening services increases when employees receive consistent communication and reminders about cancer screening