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Colon Cancer Screening: NYC Department of Health

Vaccines and Immunizations

    Patient Education Materials

DOHMH Health Bulletin: Get Checked!! 50 or Older? Get a Colonoscopy to Prevent Colon Cancer
A Health bulletin for patients provides information on colonoscopy, risk factors for colon cancer, and other colon cancer screening tests.
File Format: PDF


Colonoscopy Preparation Notice
Preparation notice for patient before the colonoscopy describing what a colonoscopy is, why it is warranted, what to expect, and detailed instructions on what the patient needs to do to prepare before the screening.
File type: PDF

Preparation Notice - Chinese
Preparation Notice - English
Preparation Notice - Spanish

    Clinical Guidelines

DOHMH Health Bulletin: Preventing Colorectal Cancer: Colonoscopy Screening Every 10 Years
Information source for clinicians providing an overview of screening methods and prevention of colorectal cancer.

Preventing Colorectal Cancer (PDF)

A Practical Guide to Increasing Screening Colonoscopy
A document that provides proven methods for health care facilities to prevent colorectal cancer deaths.
Cancer Prevention and Control Program
Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention and Control
The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and New York Citywide Colon Cancer Control Coalition
November 2006

Practical Guide (PDF)

    Clinical Tools

Direct Referral Form Colonoscopy Screenings
Enables healthcare providers in New York to directly refer their patients for colon screenings (may be scanned and uploaded into HHCAdvantage and attached with referral).

Direct Referral Form (PDF)
General Resources

CME Resources
Medscape from WebMD
Free Online CME Resource
Online CME Resource PubMed Search

End of Life Resources: New York State
Planning in Advance for Medical Treatment - NYSDOH
New York Healthcare Proxy
New York Living Will (pdf)
New York State Forms, Links and Resources for Health Care Professionals

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