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Colorectal Cancer Patient Education

Information about colorectal cancer in several languages, including a series of multimedia materials and test preparation instructions in Khmer, English and Vietnamese, and video in Cantonese. Fecal Occult Blood Test instructions in 11 languages.

Multimedia Materials

EthnoMed worked with Healthy Roads Media to develop a series of multimedia education materials about colorectal cancer in Cambodian (Khmer), English and Vietnamese languages. Each topic is available in 3 formats: printable PDF handout, audio (mp3), and movie-style slideshow:

What is Colorectal Cancer?

PDF: English | Khmer | Vietnamese

Audio: English | Khmer | Vietnamese

Movie: English | Khmer | Vietnamese

Who is at Risk?

PDF: English | Khmer | Vietnamese

Audio: English | Khmer | Vietnamese

Movie: English | Khmer | Vietnamese


5 Screening Tests

PDF: English | Khmer | Vietnamese

Audio: English | Khmer | Vietnamese

Movie: English | Khmer | Vietnamese
 

"Being a Winner in Life" video - Cantonese w/English subtitles

15 minutes 34 second entertainment educational video designed to increase colorectal cancer screening by educating patients about colorectal cancer and to promote the fecal occult blood test. Developed by the Asian Health Promotion Program, Department of Medicine, University of Washington with research project funding from the National Cancer Institute.

Being a Winner in Life - Colorectal Cancer video
Cantonese w/English subtitles

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"Understanding Colon Cancer" - videos in English, Khmer, Somali, Vietnamese, Lao, Spanish, Hmong

Web videos about colon cancer produced by ECHO Minnesota, Collaborative Association of Minnesota Counties. ECHO provides health and safety information in multiple languages and mediums by fax, phone, on television and on the web during emergency and non-emergency times to people with limited English language skills. Select language at the right to view the video in non-English languages.


Colorectal Cancer:  Routine Screenings - video in Somali

Kaansarka mindhicirka iyo malawadka: Baadhitaano caadi ah (Colorectal cancer: Routine screenings)

Produced by Allina Health (Minneapolis), this short video (6:29) makes the point that colorectal cancer responds best to treatment when it is found as early as possible.


Handouts and Brochures

Colorectal Cancer Information Sheet  English | Khmer
Definition and facts about colon cancer, risks, symptoms and screening tests. Each handout is a 2-page PDF produced by Los Angeles AANCART project.

Colorectal Testing Can Save Your Life! For Chinese Age 50 and Over…It’s Time to Get Regular Colorectal Cancer Testing  Chinese/English
20-page PDF pamphlet is written in Chinese and English, with photographs and illustrations, and a question and answer testimonial format with facts about colon cancer and the importance of screening. Produced by the University of Washington, International Community Health Services, Harborview Medical Center and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

Colorectal Testing Can Save Your Life! For Vietnamese Age 50 and Over…It’s Time to Get Regular Colorectal Cancer Testing  Vietnamese/English  
20-page PDF brochure on colorectal cancer and colorectal cancer screening in Vietnamese and English. This brochure provides facts about colorectal cancer and colorectal testing in a culturally appropriate manner to Vietnamese Americans. Produced by the University of Washington, International Community Health Services, Harborview Medical Center and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

Screening Tests - Information and Instructions for Patients

Colon Screening  English | Khmer | Vietnamese

Handouts about screening for colon cancer cover topics like why screening is important, what an fecal occult blood test (FOBT) is and what a positive test result means, screening and lifestyle recommendations. Each handout is a 2-page PDF.

Patient Instructions for the Fecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT) poster  Chinese/English  Vietnamese/English

Poster displays patient instructions for the Fecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT).  The poster is a PDF, 2 pages 8.5 x 14 in. Produced by the University of Washington, International Community Health Services, Harborview Medical Center and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

Stool Sample Collection Instructions

English Only | Amharic | Chinese | Khmer | Korean | Oromo | Somali | Spanish

| Tagalog | Tigrinya | Vietnamese

Instructions for a fecal occult blood test (FOBT) that is used at Harborview Medical Center.  Each document also includes a note explaining that there are many different kinds of medical tests requiring different kinds of preparation, encouraging patients to talk to their doctors about the test preparation that is right for them. 2 page PDF, with target language on 1 side and English on back side, Updated July 2008 and made available here with support from the Lance Armstrong Foundation and Harborview Medical Center.

Barium Enema Test Preparation  English | Cambodian/Khmer | Vietnamese

Sigmoidoscopy Test Preparation  
English | Cambodian/Khmer | Vietnamese

Colonoscopy Test Preparation with Golytely 
English | Cambodian/Khmer | Vietnamese

Colonoscopy Test Preparation with Fleets  
English | Cambodian/Khmer | Vietnamese
 
PDF patient instructions/preparation forms for screening tests.