The entire report is available at.. Colorectal cancers and preventative screening legislation in the US Despite the fact that colorectal cancer is one of the most preventable types of cancers, only 18 US states have enacted legislation requiring insurance agencies to cover the expense of preventative screening. Colorectal tumor is the second-leading cancers killer; however fewer states have exceeded preventative screening legislation because of this disease than for other cancers with lower loss of life rates. For example, guaranteed insurance coverage laws exist in 47 states for breast cancers screenings; 26 claims for prostate cancers; and 23 states for cervical cancer.This content was reprinted from kaiserhealthnews.org with permission from the Henry J. Kaiser Family members Foundation. Kaiser Health Information, an unbiased news service editorially, is an application of the Kaiser Family members Foundation, a nonpartisan healthcare policy research business unaffiliated with Kaiser Permanente. These are the most recent findings reported by the Resuscitation Research Group at the University of Arizona Sarver Center Center and the SHARE Program at the Arizona Division of Health Services.