Cancer Screening

Working Together to Improve Colorectal Cancer Screening

Target Audience: Local health departments and their hospital and community partners.

This training supports strategies and process measures consistent with the 2016 NYS Prevention Agenda. Participants will be provided with information and resources on evidence-based strategies shown to help communities improve colorectal cancer screening rates.

Program Objectives: After attending training participants will be able to:

  • Describe colon cancer screening guidelines
  • Identify regional and statewide data on colon cancer screening rates
  • Describe messages to increase colon cancer screening rates
  • Identify evidence-based interventions that improve colon cancer screening rates
  • List priorities and strategies consistent with the NYS Prevention Agenda indicators to improve cancer screening rates at the local level