CRC Community Education Toolkit

Whether you are answering a reporter’s questions, educating patients about colonoscopy or need inspiration, background material or facts for an article you want to submit to your local media—the CRC Community Education Toolkit will help your efforts to make a difference.

The toolkit includes:

Key Messages

Background, Key Messages and Talking Points

The following document is offered to help you address key issues in colorectal cancer screening for media interviews during March. As a way to focus your comments and bring attention to important public health issues relating to colorectal cancer, we are providing specific background and talking points for CRC month.

Access the Background, Key Messages and Talking Points

Shared Goal: 80% in Every Community

ACG will support the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable’s new awareness campaign that aims to continue the fight beyond the “80% by 2018” national screening goal. With the American Cancer Society and NCCRT, ACG is working toward the shared goal of reaching 80% of eligible adults screened for colorectal cancer.

Talking Points

ACG Colorectal Cancer Awareness Graphics

ACG has developed a range of graphics, including two powerful and informative infographics, to help in your colorectal cancer awareness efforts. The College encourages you to print and share these with your patients, on your website, in your office and via social media channels such as Twitter and Facebook

ACG CRC Awareness Poster
“Take the Quiz. Get the Test.”
Poster and Animation
Why Take Chances Infographic
Why Take Chances?
How the Other Half Lives Infographic
How the Other Half Lives
Screening and Polyp Removal Prevents CRC
Colorectal Cancer
Awareness Graphics

Latest Colorectal Cancer Statistics

Colorectal Cancer Facts and Figures 2017-2019 from the American Cancer Society

Social Media Resources

ACG CRC Patient Education Links

Colorectal Cancer Health Center
ACG CRC Podcasts


CRC Awareness Graphics for Social Media


Patient Brochures

Patient Slides