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80% by 2018 reaches 1,000 pledges!

80% by 2018 reaches 1,000 pledges!

The 80% by 2018 colorectal cancer screening initiative reached an extraordinary milestone when Fairfield Community Health Center of Fairfield County, Ohio became the 1,000th organization to sign the 80% by 2018 pledge. Learn more in our press release.

We invite you to share the release and the video announcement below from Richard Wender, MD, NCCRT chair and chief cancer control officer for the American Cancer Society to help us celebrate this milestone.

The NCCRT would like to thank all of our incredible partners who have pledged their commitment to 80% by 2018, are rallying other organizations to embrace this shared goal and are backing up their commitment by investing in interventions to help promote life-saving colorectal cancer screening tests.

FCHC Pledge Signing-11-croppedVisit our 80% by 2018 Tools and Resources page to see our  growing list of 80% by 2018 partners and learn more about what you can do to help achieve 80% by 2018.


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