The Nebraska Colon Cancer Screening Program has changed its screening age from 50 years of age to 45 in order to fall in line with the 2021 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations. The program will update forms as resources are available to reflect this change.
Nebraska Colon Cancer Screening Program (NCP) is a colon cancer screening program that offers enrollment, screening and education to Nebraska men and women who are 45-74 years of age.
Tests and services may include:
You can enroll in the Nebraska Colon Cancer Screening Program (NCP) by calling the program at (800) 532-2227 to request a Healthy Lifestyle Questionnaire (HLQ) or you can click on the "ENROLL NOW" button below to fill out the online HLQ.
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If you are under 45 years of age, you cannot enroll and receive services.
The letter has a date listed to encourage screening as soon as possible. Typically NCP gives you 30 days to complete a FOBT kit. The kit is not expired. You can go ahead and use the kit and send it in.
Call the Nebraska Colon Cancer Screening Program at (800) 532-2227.
When NCP sends you a FOBT kit you will receive written instructions on how to do the at-home test. FOBT Instructions (English) FOBT Instructions (Spanish) FOBT Instructions (English and Spanish) with Pictures
Included in the packet is also a list of foods to eat and foods to avoid.FOBT Tips (English) FOBT Tips (Spanish)