CRC News: A new milestone, FIT webinar replay and other news

CRC News: A new milestone, FIT webinar replay and other news

New milestone in the 80% by 2018 effort:


I’m thrilled to share some exciting news about our 80% by 2018 effort, but better yet, Dr. Rich Wender, NCCRT chair, would like to share the news with you himself. Watch this short video to learn what the excitement is all about:


If you or your colleagues would like to share the video on social media, you are welcome to use our shortened URL ( and/or to retweet/repost the messages we’ve already shared through @NCCRTnews and More news on this will be coming next week…


Replay of FIT webinar


In case you missed last week’s 80% by 2018 webinar, Guidance on Implementing FIT-based Screening Programs, you can access a replay of the June 29th webinar here:   You may also find the Q&A from the webinar of interest, available here: Many thanks to Drs. Durado Brooks and Gloria Coronado for an outstanding webinar.


2014 Small Area Health Insurance Estimates


Now available are estimates of the uninsured rates in 2014, the first year of ACA insurance marketplace implementation. Below you can link to the press release and included within the press release and on the page, you will find links to the website, interactive data tool, blog, and graphic —  Thank you to Faye Wong and Djenaba Joseph for bringing this new resource to our attention.


NY1 wins New York Press Club Award for Colon Cancer Awareness


Congratulations to Roma Torre, whom many of you heard speak at the NCCRT Annual meeting last year. Last month, NY1 received a New York Press Club award for Best Feature Reporting in the area of Science, Medicine and Technology: Broadcast/TV for its “Colon Cancer Awareness” series.  You can learn more here:   NY1 also received an Associated Press Association Special Mention for Public Service for the colon cancer awareness campaign prompted by Roma’s battle with the disease.   Congratulations again to Roma and team at NY1!  Thanks to Tamar Wallace for sharing this good news with us.


Registration is open for July 28th webinar on PCMH and CRC screening:


Registration is now open for a July 28th NCCRT webinar on colorectal cancer screening in the Patient Centered Medical Home.  The webinar will be held at 3:00pm EST.  NCCRT co-chair Dr. Robert Smith will review this oldie-but-a-goodie article, Promoting cancer screening within the patient centered medical home, and NCCRT member Dr. Sue Lagarde will describe her practice’s use of CRC screening for patient centered medical home recognition quality improvement efforts.  Click here to register:  You must be pre-registered to join the webinar.


Many thanks!




Mary Doroshenk, MA | Director, National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable
American Cancer Society, Inc.
250 Williams Street
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: 202.661.5729 | Fax: 202.661.5750 | 1.800.227.2345

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