Brochures, posters, and radio announcements
To request free hard copies of the materials below, please use our contact form and include a street address so we can mail them to you or you can download and print them off.
Be proud. Take care of your health: Get a mammogram.
Taking care of your health means having regular screenings even if you don't feel sick or have any pain. This brochure answers common questions about breast health and mammogram screening important for staying healthy.
Taking Care of Ourselves and Each Other curriculum
Mammogram screening and African American women: This curriculum is based on research that discovered why some African American women chose not to have breast cancer screening.
Colonoscopy fact sheet
Colonoscopy (KOH-luh-NOS-koh-pee) is a test that can prevent colon cancer or find it early when it's easier to treat and cure. Colonoscopies are done in an outpatient setting at a clinic or at a hospital. The test is done by a gastroenterologist or a doctor who has specialized training to find and remove polyps from the colon and check for signs of cancer. Polyps are growths in the colon that may turn into cancer.
Fecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT) instructions for patients
This test looks for hidden (occult) blood in your stool (fecal matter). Hidden blood is sometimes a sign of polyps (growths) in your colon that may turn into cancer. Completing this test is important because even if you have a polyp, you may never feel symptomsonly screening can detect it.
Past Public Services Announcements (PSA) that were used on local radio stations
These 30-second audio announcements include a narrator describing the importance of early detection by getting a free health screening through Public Health - Seattle & King County for colon cancer once you reach 50 years old and a patient describing his/her health exam.