Take the Colorectal Cancer Screening Pledge: 80% by 2018

Category: Healthcare   |   Presented By: BioIQ

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.

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