Colorectal Cancer Screening

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HHS Non-systematic Review

Source: National Institutes of Health

Last Reviewed: October 2020

Workgroups: Cancer Workgroup

This National Institutes of Health database of colorectal cancer screening programs helps program planners find evidence-based programs for different settings, population groups, and community types. Examples include:

  • Against Colorectal Cancer in Our Neighborhoods, a community-based intervention using community health workers to increase colorectal cancer screening in uninsured Hispanic adults
  • Automated Telephone Calls Improve Completion of Fecal Occult Blood Testing, a reminder telephone call intervention to increase colorectal cancer screening 
  • Colorectal Cancer Education, Screening and Prevention Program: Empowering Communities for Life, a community-based intervention to increase colorectal cancer screening in underserved adults through a presentation by a health professional on cancer, cancer prevention, and screening; a fecal occult blood test kit; and other elements 
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National Cancer Institute. (n.d.). Evidence-Based Cancer Control Programs (EBCCP), Colorectal Cancer Screening Evidence-Based Programs Listing. Retrieved from