Learn More About Colorectal Cancer Screening and Prevention

The following websites provide helpful background information about colorectal cancer as well as the importance of screening and prevention. Use them as a resource to stay informed and help educate your employees.

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American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society’s website is an accessible resource for people looking to learn about colorectal cancer, including prevention and treatment information as well as how to locate support resources.

Fight Colorectal Cancer
Fight Colorectal Cancer offers resources and additional information for anyone diagnosed with colorectal cancer, including the Answer Line service to provide immediate answers to any questions about colorectal cancer.

MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's website, providing up-to-date scientific health information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues, including colorectal cancer.

Milliman Insight: Paper on Benefit Design
Download this informative PDF, which illustrates how employers and insurance companies can use employee benefits effectively to fight cancer and help exert some control over the cost of health care.

National Cancer Institute
The National Cancer Institute’s website includes a colorectal cancer risk assessment tool that estimates risk for the disease and provides information to share with a health care provider.

US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)
Read more about the USPSTF recommendations on screening for colorectal cancer at this site.