North Dakota Colorectal Cancer Roundtable

The North Dakota Colorectal Cancer Roundtable (NDCCRT), co-lead by the American Cancer Society and the North Dakota Department of Health, is a statewide coalition of organizations dedicated to reducing the incidence of and mortality from colorectal cancer in our state, through coordinated leadership and strategic planning.  The ultimate goal of the state’s Roundtable is to increase the use of proven colorectal cancer screening tests among the entire population for whom screening is appropriate

In addition to the local resources found on this page, check out the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable website for the latest and greatest resources.

2021 Annual North Dakota Colorectal Roundtable Meeting

When: December 2, 2021   1:00-4:00pm CST

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The ND Colorectal Cancer Roundtable has prioritized several strategies for increasing colorectal cancer screening statewide.  Priority strategies include provider education, public awareness, and access to care. If you are interested in a joining a workgroup or learning more, please contact or>


Thank you to the following ND organizations for signing the 80% Pledge:

  • Altru Health System
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Central Valley Health District
  • CHI St. Alexius Health
  • City-County Health District
  • Coal Country Community Health Centers
  • Community Health Association of the Dakotas
  • Custer Health
  • Essentia Health
  • Family HealthCare
  • Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board
  • North Dakota Cancer Coalition
  • North Dakota Department of Health
  • North Dakota Medical Association
  • Northland Community Health Center
  • Quality Health Associates of North Dakota
  • Sanford Health
  • Sakakawea Medical Center
  • Sargent County Health District
  • Southwestern District Health Unit
  • Trinity Health
  • Valley Community Health Center

Thank you to the ND CRC Roundtable Steering Committee:

  • Dr. Jeff Hostetter, Chair (MD, Program Director, UND Center for Family Medicine – Bismarck)
  • Dr. Fadel Nammour (MD, Gastroenterologist, Dakota Gastroenterology Clinic, & President, ND Medical Association)
  • Dr. Aaron Garman (MD, Medical Director, Coal Country Community Health Centers)
  • Pam Gulleson (Vice President of Public Affairs, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota)
  • Dr. Stephen Nelson (MD, Associate Medical Officer, Sanford Health Plan)
  • Sara Anderson (Quality Advisor, Sanford Health Plan)
  • Carey Rivinius, (NP, North Dakota Nurse Practitioner Association
  • Pete Seljevold (Director, North Dakota Worksite Wellness Initiative)
  • Dr. John Bassett (MD, Gastroenterologist, Sanford Health)
  • Judy Beck (RN, MSN, Quality Improvement Program Director, Quality Health Associates of ND)
  • Nikki Medalen (MS, BSN, Quality Improvement Specialist, Quality Health Associates of ND)
  • Justin Jones (MS, Cancer Programs Coordinator, American Indian Cancer Foundation)
  • Audrey Bercier (PA, Quentin Burdick Memorial Health Care Facility)
  • Kaylee Vandjelovic (American Cancer Society)
  • Jesse Tran (ND Department of Health)
  • Amy Keller (ND Department of Health)

Questions? Please contact Kaylee Vandjelovic, Cancer Control Strategic Partnerships Manager with the American Cancer Society or Dr. Jesse Tran, Director of the Comprehensive Cancer Control Program with North Dakota Department of Health