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Colorectal Cancer (CRC)

Colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancers in Iowans. Currently, Iowa is tied for second state in the country with the highest incidence rates of colorectal cancer. 

CRC Resources

CRC Workgroup

Members of the Iowa Cancer Consortium Colorectal Cancer Workgroup collaborate to increase colorectal cancer screening rates within Iowa's communities, workplaces, health systems, clinics and other settings. 

Staff Contact: 

  • Rachel Schramm,, 319-335-8144


  • TBD

Current Workgroup Priorities: 

  • Increasing understanding of and adherence to recommended colorectal cancer screening guidelines. (Source: Goal 9 of the 2018-2022 Iowa Cancer Plan) 
  • Acheiving an 80% colorectal cancer screening rate in Iowa. 

Additional Information: 

Current and Recent Iowa Projects

Collaboration & Resources