Author(s): Healthy Roads Media; EthnoMed, Harborview Medical Center

Date Authored: August 12, 2009

Date Updated: February 19, 2024

Part of a series of written, audio and video information about colorectal cancer. These resources describe recommendations and screening test procedures for fecal occult blood test, colonoscopy, sigmoidoscopy, digital rectal exam and barium enema. *It is now recommended that colon screening begin at age 45 (previously age 50).

Audio, PDF handouts and video slideshows are available in English, Khmer, and Vietnamese, and can be accessed in the sidebar (videos are also posted below). *It is now recommended that colon screening begin at age 45 (previously age 50).