Colorectal Cancer Screening: An Informational Video for Nepali-Speaking Patients


This 8-minute video describes the two most common procedures for colorectal cancer screening: fecal occult blood testing and colonoscopy. It is presented entirely in Nepali and includes:

  • Reasons for screening and eligibility
  • Demonstration of how to do home fecal occult blood testing
  • Demonstration of the steps of a colonoscopy:  preparation, the actual procedure,  and recovery period

We hope this video is useful to your Nepali speaking patients. Please send comments to Fern R. Hauck, MD, MS, University of Virginia Department of Family Medicine []