Resources for Health Care Workers

What you can do:

  • Talk to your patients, family, friends and acquaintances about colorectal cancer, reducing risk factors and encourage them to get screened. Click here for more information on screening.
  • Let your patients know there are many screening options. Have them talk to their doctor about the ones that's right for them.
  • March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness month.  Ask us about ways to promote this in your organization and help increase public and professional awareness.
  • Hold a health fair providing colorectal cancer screening tests and/or providing colorectal cancer education.


Reports & Publications


Fecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) Campaign Materials

The purpose of this campaign is to educate health care professionals on the importance of offering the Fecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) as another effective colorectal cancer screening option to patients who either won't or can't get a colonoscopy. Please contact staff for more information.

For more information:

For more information on available resources contact (515) 371-1376.

Colon Cancer Foundation of Iowa

The Colon Cancer Foundation of Iowa's mission is to increase colon cancer screening rates within the State of Iowa through public, physician and patient education and assistance, by utilizing a variety of different programs, activities and resources.