Tribal Colorectal Health Program


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Tribal Colorectal Health Program

The Tribal Colorectal Health Program is a demonstration program funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in cooperation with the National Indian Health Service Division of Epidemiology and Disease Prevention.  The primary objectives of this program are to:

  • Build knowledge and skills among Community Health Representatives (CHRs) 
  • Establish multidisciplinary colorectal health teams in participating Tribes 
  • Develop culturally appropriate colorectal health education materials
  • Share successful strategies with tribal communities throughout the country 
  • Explore promising tribal colorectal cancer control interventions
Colorectal Health Education Flip Chart

flipchart_cover Please click here to view our colorectal health flip chart, which focuses on 1) digestive system anatomy, 2) colorectal cancer 101, 3) colorectal cancer screening – FOBT and colonoscopy, 4) bowel preparation, and 5) colorectal cancer risk factors. This is a great community education tool!

Contact us to order a copy of the colorectal health flip chart.

Reminder Postcards

Customize, print and mail these postcards to remind your tribal members age 45-75 that they are due for a FOBT or colonoscopy.

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Tribal FluFIT Program Materials

Just like the flu, colorectal cancer can be prevented and treated most successfully when it is detected early. Click on the links below to download printable copies of our FluFIT poster, palm card and reminder postcards.



Colorectal Health Brochures

Please follow these links to download printable copies of two colorectal health brochures that highlight 1) Fecal Occult Blood Testing (FOBT), and 2) all USPSTF recommended colorectal cancer screening tests.‎

FOBT_trifold-1  ColorectalHealth_trifold-1

Colorectal Health Glossary

Click here to download.

Colorectal Health Poster

A colorectal health poster to raise awareness in your community, workplace or health facility. Contact us to order a free colorectal health poster!