Please note that the age to begin screening for colorectal cancer has been changed to age 45. Many resources still show age 50. Items will be updated as they become available.

Resources for the Public 

Colorectal Cancer Material


Reports & Publications

Cancer Data & Publications


Video #1: Your Colon

Video #2: Colon Cancer

Video #3: Screening Tests

Video #1: Su colon Qué es y qué hace

Video #2: Cáncer de colon

Video #3: Análisis que detectan

Web Resources

Resources for Health Care Workers

What you can do:

  • Talk to your patients, family, friends and acquaintances about colorectal cancer and encourage them to get screened. Click here for more information on screening
  • March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness month. Promote screening in a fun, blue way!
  • 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.

For more information:

For more information on available resources contact Jeanna Jones at (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.