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CRC News: January 8, 2020

CRC News: January 8, 2020

Hello NCCRT Members and 80% Partners, We hope your new year is off to a great start! We have several updates to share with you this week.

New 80% Blog Post: Welcome to 2020 from Dr. Richard Wender, NCCRT Chair

You won’t want to miss the latest 80% Blog post from Dr. Richard Wender, NCCRT Chair. Hear Dr. Wender’s reflections on what recent colorectal cancer screening data tells us about our progress in reaching 80% as well as the opportunities ahead of us in the next year and decade. We encourage you to share the blog and/or retweet/repost the messages we’re sharing via @NCCRTnews and

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Save the Date for our Annual Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Webcast!

Our annual Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month broadcast will take place on Thursday, March 5th from 2-3 PM ET. We hope you will join us to celebrate national achievements and to hear the latest state of the field updates that inform our work. Plus, you will once again have the opportunity to participate by submitting a video that showcases what you are doing to improve colorectal cancer screening in your community! Stay tuned for information on how to submit your videos in the next couple weeks. For now, please save the date and let us know if you plan to attend. We’ll share registration and more information in the coming weeks.

Registration Open: NCCRT Webinar on Colorectal Cancer Screening Data Trends

Webinar: What do the Data Tell Us: What can we learn from the latest colorectal cancer screening rate trends over time? Date: January 30th, 2020 Time: 12:00 to 1:00 PM ET Registration is open for our next webinar, during which we’ll look at the latest data that informs how we are doing as a nation with our efforts to reach an 80% colorectal cancer screening rate. You will hear from experts as they give an update on where we are progressing and where we still need to focus, to help inform your work ahead.


Keynote Presentations from the 2019 Annual Meeting Now Available

Each year, the NCCRT membership convenes to work together on our shared goal to increase colorectal cancer screening awareness and utilization. The 2019 NCCRT Annual Meeting theme was Charting Our Course to 80% in Every Community. This 22nd annual meeting of the NCCRT membership featured presentations by nationally known experts, thought leaders, and decision makers on colorectal cancer screening policy and delivery. We were excited this year to be able to record our two keynote presentations for broader dissemination after the meeting. Visit the NCCRT YouTube channel to view these two informative and inspiring sessions from the 2019 Annual Meeting.

Last Call: Request for Feedback: 80% in Every Community Strategic Plan

The deadline has been extended to share your comments and feedback on the NCCRT’s draft 80% in Every Community Strategic Plan to end of day Friday, January 10th. Comments will be reviewed by an advisory committee and considered for any content changes prior to final publication of the strategic plan.

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Relevant Journal Articles and Publications

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