Official State of Iowa Website Here is how you know
Iowa Department of Health and Human Services

IGS - Resources

Note: The age to begin screening for colorectal cancer is now age 45. Many resources still show age 50 as the age to begin screening. Resources will be updated to reflect the change in age as they become available.

Public Resources

Colorectal Cancer Material


Reports & Publications

Cancer Data & Publications


Video #1: Your Colon

Video #2: Colon Cancer

Video #3: Screening Tests

Video #1: Su colon Qué es y qué hace

Video #2: Cáncer de colon

Video #3: Análisis que detectan

Web Resources

Health Care Workers Resources

What you can do:

  • Talk to your patients, family, friends, and acquaintances about colorectal cancer and encourage them to get screened. Click here for more information on screening.
  • March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness month. Promote screening in a fun, blue way!
  • Hold a health fair providing colorectal cancer screening tests and/or providing colorectal cancer education.

Reports & Publications

For more information:

For more information on available resources contact Jeanna Jones at (515) 371-1376.

Colon Cancer Foundation of Iowa

The Colon Cancer Foundation of Iowa's mission is to increase colon cancer screening rates within the State of Iowa through public, physician and patient education and assistance, by utilizing a variety of different programs, activities and resources.