Take the Colorectal Cancer Screening Pledge: 80% by 2018
Colorectal cancer screening and early detection of colorectal cancer not only saves lives; it also saves money and resources-both for patients and providers. Screening rates are low and many barriers are present that need to be overcome in order to make a major global impact on colorectal cancer incidence and mortality.
So how does screening prevent colorectal cancer and how can screening rates be increased through awareness?
This whitepaper enlists the:
-Risk factors for colorectal cancer and key strategies that employers and hospitals can adopt to close the colorectal screening gap by 2018
-Guidelines to colorectal cancer screening for integrated healthcare systems
-How health plans, hospitals and employers can leverage the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable’s pledge to increase screening compliance and save lives
-Steps for increasing the colorectal screening rates
Agree to pledge?
*80% by 2018 is a movement in which hundreds of organizations have committed to eliminating colorectal cancer as a major public health problem and are working toward the shared goal of reaching 80% screened for colorectal cancer by 2018.