GW Cancer Center

August 15, 2023
Cancer Control Implementation Science Base Camp: Train the Trainer Toolkit was designed to help CCC Programs as they train coalition members to advance EBIs within their communities. 
August 10, 2023
Prostate cancer is an invasive cancer that starts in the prostate, an organ within the typical male reproductive system. The prostate surrounds the urethra and produces fluid that, together with testicular sperm cells and other glandular fluids, makes up semen. The prostate is approximately the…
July 3, 2023
At the time of this initiative, West Virginia ranked third and fourth in the country, respectively, for new cases of lung cancer and deaths from lung cancer. The Mountains of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Coalition prioritized lung cancer screening in the 2016-2020 West Virginia Cancer Plan and…
July 3, 2023
Rural communities in Utah have high rates of obesity and low rates of physical activity. One of the major contributing factors to inadequate physical activity is the lack of bicycle and pedestrian infrastructures in rural communities. The Utah Cancer Control Program and its partners offered mini-…
July 3, 2023
Utah’s refugee populations face significant barriers accessing culturally appropriate fresh fruits and vegetables. With an opportunity from the Utah Comprehensive Cancer Control Program to develop projects to address this need, the International Rescue Committee received funding to expand their New…
July 3, 2023
From February 2020 to February 2021, the number of food insecure households rose 8.5% in Utah, with communities of color and minoritized communities experiencing significantly larger increases. In response, state partners invested in building a statewide Double Up Food Bucks Program, which can…
June 26, 2023
To increase lower than average HPV vaccination rates in South Dakota, partners implemented systems changes, including client reminder and provider assessment and feedback processes over a two-year project period.
June 13, 2023
Gynecological cancer refers to any cancer that originates in a female reproductive organ, such as ovarian, cervical, uterine/endometrial, vaginal, and vulvar cancers. These cancers have varying symptoms, and as screenings are not available for these cancers except for cervical cancer, it is…
June 8, 2023
South Carolina’s Department of Health and Environmental Control, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, worked with internal and external partners to implement a workplace on-site screening program to counter low breast cancer screening rates.
June 8, 2023
To help reduce the incidence and mortality rates of melanoma in Rhode Island, partners designed an initiative to increase sun safety elements at outdoor recreation areas and to improve policies protecting employees and patrons.