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Stool-Based CRC Screening in a Pandemic

Colorectal Screening: Offering stool tests to Patients during the Pandemic

Colorectal Screening during the Pandemic

On Tuesday, October 20, Colon Cancer Coalition and the American Cancer Society hosted a webinar discussing the importance of colorectal screening during the pandemic. This webinar focused on the use of at-home stool-based testing as an option for patients, especially during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Presentations included benchmark and common programs, as well as two real-world success stories from Minnesota-based health care systems.

If you missed the live discussion you can watch below. A PDF of the presentation slides are available for download as well as all links discussed during the presentation.

If you have any questions or suggestions for future webinar topics, please contact us.

Download Presentation Deck

Cited Links and Additional Resources:

NCCRT – Reigniting Colorectal Cancer Screening As Communities Face And Respond To The COVID-19 Pandemic: A Playbook

NCCRT – Clinician’s Reference: Stool-Based Tests For Colorectal Cancer Screening

NCCRT – 2020 Annual Meeting

CDC – Effectiveness Cost of Mailed FIT Program

New England Journal of Medicine – Multitarget Stool DNA Testing for Colorectal-Cancer Screening (2014)

Science Direct / Preventative Medicine Reports – Colorectal cancer screening completion: An examination of differences by screening modality

Colon Cancer Coalition – Resource Library

Colon Cancer Coalition – #BlueForCRC program (2020 information, 2021 coming soon)

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