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Screen for Life: National Colorectal Cancer Action Campaign

Screen for Life is a multi-year campaign by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designed to educate men and women aged 50 years and older about the importance of having regular colorectal cancer screening tests. These tests are vital because they can find precancerous polyps that can then be removed before they become cancer. Still, nearly one-third of adults in this age group have not been screened.

The CDC has enlisted the help of a number of celebrities, including Golden Globe®- and Academy Award®-nominated actor and musician Terrence Howard, Emmy®- Award winner Jimmy Smits, Academy Award®- winner Diane Keaton, and journalist and former Today show host Katie Couric to appear in the campaign.

Visit Screen for Life to view public service announcements, print ads and more from the campaign.

FITWAY Audio Public Service Announcement

Our FITWAY audio PSA is now available online.

For the Community

For more information about colorectal cancer, visit Educational Materials or Videos.

For Worksites

In Alabama, nearly half of all CRC diagnoses are made at a late stage (Stage 3 or 4). In 2019, an estimated 2,330 new cases of colorectal cancer and approximately 930 colorectal cancer deaths are expected to occur in Alabama.

Screening your employee population can prevent high healthcare costs and absenteeism, and most importantly it can save lives.

FITWAY can provide guidance and educational materials for worksite screening programs, including the complete implementation toolkit and editable sample forms on this page.

Page last updated: May 20, 2024