80% in Every Community National Achievement Awards

Nominations are now open for the ACS NCCRT 80% in Every Community National Achievement Awards! Submit yourself or a partner and highlight work towards increasing colorectal cancer screening today.

2023 ACS NCCRT Annual Meeting

The 2023 Annual Meeting convened around our shared goal to increase colorectal cancer screening, thereby reducing deaths from this highly preventable and curable disease from November 15-17, 2023.

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America’s leading voice on colorectal cancer control

The ACS NCCRT is an inclusive accessible organization dedicated to successfully convening and engaging public, private, and civic organizations and individuals committed to colorectal cancer prevention and early detection.

Our Mission

Dedicated to reducing the incidence of and mortality from colorectal cancer in the U.S., through coordinated leadership, strategic planning, and advocacy. The ultimate goal of the ACS NCCRT is to increase the use of proven colorectal cancer screening tests among the entire population for whom screening is appropriate. Get to know our members.

80% In Every Community

Because everyone deserves to live a life free from colorectal cancer.

Over 1800 organizations have committed to work toward the goal of 80% of eligible adults being regularly screened for colorectal cancer. Our shared efforts are working. Community health clinics, health plans, employers, counties, and others are achieving 80% screening rates and higher.

Resource Center

Identify and select evidence-based innovations and tools to increase quality screening
in a range of settings and populations.

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Clinician's Hub

Access a tailored list of resources for clinicians looking to increase CRC screening.

Messaging & Communications Hub

Looking to reach a specific population? View our messaging and communications resources.

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Events & Webinars

Watch this space for timely and relevant events and webinars related to emerging issues in colorectal cancer prevention, screening, and control.

By the Numbers

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. when men and women are combined,1 but it doesn’t have to be. Few preventive interventions are as reliably effective in reducing avoidable death as screening for colorectal cancer.


Estimated adults diagnosed with colorectal cancer in 2023


Estimated deaths from colorectal cancer in 2023

>1 in 3

Adults ages 50-75 is not getting screened as recommended


Men & women alive in the US with a history of colorectal cancer

Other ACS Led Roundtables

The American Cancer Society serves as the backbone to six mission-critical national roundtables. Click on the logos below to explore more about each roundtable.

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