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Colorectal Cancer Screening Digital Story

Resource Topic: Special and Vulnerable Populations

Keywords: Cancer, Screening.

Year Developed: 2016

Resource Type: Video.

Primary Audience: Outreach Staff

Language: English and Spanish

Developed by: National Center for Farmworker Health (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: This digital story, narrated in Spanish with English subtitles, educates the viewers about Colorectal Cancer Screening, the types of tests, the guidelines and the importance of getting the screening done according to guidelines to prevent/ early detect colorectal cancer. The story follows Maria, a 52-year-old woman who is advised by her doctor to take a Colorectal Cancer Screening test during a routine health visit. ​ As one of the Clinical Performance Measures, Health Centers must document and track the percentage of patients aged 50-75 who have completed the appropriate screening for colorectal cancer. This is a useful tool for any outreach and clinical staff at Community/Migrant Health Centers.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,375,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.