Place photo here. Colorectal Cancer: Moving Forward with Organized Cancer Screening Kimberly Rogers, Program Manager Wyoming Department of Health Comprehensive Cancer Control Program. “They say that time changes things, but you’re the one that needs to change them.”– Andy Warhol.
Colorectal Cancer: Moving Forward with Organized Cancer Screening Kimberly Rogers, Program ManagerWyoming Department of HealthComprehensive Cancer Control Program
“They say that time changes things,
but you’re the one that needs to change them.”– Andy Warhol
Rate per 100,000 population
Counties with lower CRC screening rates
Counties with higher CRC screening rates
* This includes Flexible Sigmoidoscopy and Colonoscopy Only
Baseline: 50.9% of Wyoming respondents ages 50 and over reported they had received a sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy. (BRFSS, 2003)
Baseline: Only about one in five Wyoming adults age 50 and older (18.5%) reported having a blood stool test in the past 2 years. (BRFSS, 2003)
* Taken from the 2006-2010 Wyoming Cancer Control Plan
* If you are high risk for CRC or have family who have had CRC your physician may request you begin screening at an earlier age.
In 2003, 234 Wyoming citizens were diagnosed with colorectal cancer. Based on the same criteria (approximately 10%), it is estimated that roughly 23 patients would need treatment services each year. Therefore, the annual cost of treatment for colorectal cancer is calculated as follows.