Learn More About Getting Screened – PYB

Learn More About Getting Screened

The goal of screening is to reduce the number of people who die from cancer. Getting screened—and treated early if cancer is found— reduces the risk of dying from Colorectal Cancer. Evidence clearly shows that several different types of screening tests reduce deaths from Colorectal Cancer.


Talk with your doctor or nurse about getting a screening test. There are a number of tests including some you may complete at home. The best CRC screening test is the one that you and your doctor decide is right for you.


Get Tested for Colorectal Cancer 


Questions to Ask Your Doctor (PDF)


U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Final Recommendation Statement on Screening for Colorectal Cancer (CRC) (PDF)


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