A shorter version of the toolbox above, this brief guide pulls together the most important material from the full action plan, including charts, templates and sample materials that clinicians can put to use. Also available as a PDF [1.32Mb].
For Your Clinical Practice
Find tools to help you in your practice, including sample screening and follow-up reminders for your patients, and more.
Created by clinicians for clinicians, this interactive Web-based toolbox can help improve colorectal cancer screening in actual practice. It provides state of the science information, advice to help make your screening practices more efficient, and tools for use in your practice. Also available as a PDF [3.18Mb].
Many patients don’t follow through with scheduling a screening appointment or follow-up visit. You can customize the letters and phone scripts below for your own practice to make sure patients take the next vital step in screening.
This document is designed to educate clinicians about important elements of colorectal cancer screening using fecal occult blood tests (FOBT). It provides state-of-the-science information about the major types of fecal tests (guaiac and immunochemical), test performance and characteristics of high quality screening programs.
New Medicare beneficiaries are eligible for an initial physical exam within one year of enrollment.
More than 50,000 Americans will die this year from this disease even though it can be detected early when survival rates are dramatically higher.
Physicians in the US can subscribe to the Society's FREE peer-reviewed journal online. It provides oncologists and primary care doctors with current information on all aspects of cancer diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. Learn more or access full-text articles and PDFs for free.