Colorectal Cancer Screening Resources

CHAMPS has developed this compilation of resources to support Region VIII health centers in Quality Improvement (QI) efforts that increase the rate of Colorectal Cancer Screening. If you utilize an evidence-based clinical resource appropriate for health center clinicians and quality improvement staff that is not listed on these webpages, please contact the CHAMPS Clinical Quality Improvement Director.

Evidence-Based Clinical Guideline 
Articles and Surveillance Data
Practice Transformation Resources
Provider Education and Screening Tools
Patient Education Resources
Helpful Links

EVIDENCE-BASED CLINICAL GUIDELINE

United States Preventative Services Taskforce (USPSTF)
Colorectal Cancer Screening: Recommendation Summary
2016

ARTICLES AND SURVEILLANCE DATA

American Cancer Society (ACS)
About Colorectal Cancer
2017
Colorectal Cancer Facts and Figures
2017

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Colorectal Cancer Statistics
2013

Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA)
Clinical Practice Guidelines for Colorectal Cancer Screening: New Recommendations and New Challenges 2016

United States Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Colorectal Cancer Screening Intervention Programs
2010

PRACTICE TRANSFORMATION RESOURCES

American Cancer Society (ACS)
How to Increase Preventive Screening Rates in Practice: An Action Plan
2008

National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable
EHR Best Practice Workflow and Documentation Guide to Support Colorectal Cancer Screening Improvement with eClinicalWorks
2016
Links of Care Webinar: Improving Access to Specialists for CHC Patients
2015
Steps for Increasing Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates: A Manual for Community Health Centers
2015

United States Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
MAP-IT: A Guide to Using Healthy People 2020 in Your Community

Sample Work Flows
Fair Haven Community Health Center Navigated Process Example
Low Country Flowsheet Example
Westside Screening Workflow Example

PROVIDER EDUCATION AND SCREENING TOOLS

American Cancer Society (ACS)
ColonMD: Clinician’s Information Source
2017

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Screening for Colorectal Cancer: Optimizing Quality
Revised 2016

National Cancer Institute
Colorectal Cancer- Health Professional Version
Updated 2017

National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable
80% by 2018 Communications Guidebook: Recommended Messaging to Reach the Unscreened
2017
Asian Americans and Colorectal Cancer Companion Guide
2017
Hispanic/Latinos and Colorectal Cancer Companion Guide
2017

PATIENT EDUCATION RESOURCES

American Cancer Society (ACS)
Early Detection, Diagnosis and Staging
Patient-focused site outlining signs and symptoms of colorectal cancer along with early detection and diagnosis resources

Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA) Patient Page
Screening Tests for Colorectal Cancer
Comparison chart of Screening Tests for Colorectal Cancer

National Cancer Institute
Colorectal Cancer- Patient Version
Patient-focused videos and information sheets on prevention, screening and treatment options

National Colorectal Cancer Action Campaign
Screen for Life Campaign
CDC Sponsored Colorectal Cancer Fact Sheets and Brochures

HELPFUL LINKS

American Cancer Society
Cancer.Net- Colorectal Cancer
National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable