Colorectal Cancer Screening Program

HSHS St. Elizabeth's Hospital joined forces with more than 1000 local and national organizations to increase colorectal cancer screening rates across the country. This project is knows as "Eighty by 2018." The American Cancer Society and the Centers for Disease Control co-founded the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable (NCCRT) and the goal to have 80% of adults ages 50 and older regularly screened for colorectal cancer by 2018 was established. Learn more at