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  • In 2005, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) established five new colorectal cancer screening demonstration programs to provide screening and diagnostic services to U.S. adults aged 50 years and older. Five program sites were selected to participate in this 3-year program. Each site is focusing efforts on screening low-income men and women who have inadequate or no health insurance coverage for colorectal cancer screening. The program sites also provide diagnostic follow-up; conduct public education and outreach; have established standards, systems, policies, and procedures; develop and maintain partnerships; collect and track data; and evaluate the effectiveness of the demonstration program.

    The demonstration program sites are:

    The April 2008 issue of Preventing Chronic Disease contains four studies that detail the process and cost to design CDC's Colorectal Cancer Screening Demonstration Program:

    Page last reviewed: August 12, 2008
    Page last updated: August 12, 2008
    Content source: Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
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