May 15, 2023

At the time of this initiative, New Hampshire ranked high on the list of states for rates of new melanoma diagnoses. Research shows that early exposure to carcinogenic ultraviolet rays, emitted by indoor tanning devices which are easily accessible to teens, can increase the risk of developing…

May 13, 2023

At the time of this initiative, the obesity rate had doubled, with almost two-thirds of Minnesota adults overweight or obese, with sugary drinks playing a role. Partners worked together in a multi-pronged approach to encourage health care organizations to phase out sugar-sweetened beverages.…

May 13, 2023

Louisiana had high smoking rates, as well as a high percentage of employees working in non-smoke-free workplaces. In response, Louisiana partners promoted a comprehensive smoke-free ordinance that would ban smoking inside worksites and public places including bars, casinos and restaurants.

May 9, 2023

Due to high rates of colorectal cancer (CRC) incidence and low screening rates in Kentucky, the Kentucky Cancer Consortium launched a focused initiative to improve CRC screening rates in the state.

May 8, 2023

The Palliative Care Program at the University of Kansas Hospital implemented institutional and statewide End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium Training to increase cancer patient access to palliative and end-of-life care.

May 5, 2023

The Iowa Cancer Consortium worked with numerous partners to raise awareness of radon, provide radon testing and mitigation services, and identify community-based resources for low-income residents.

March 29, 2023

A collective effort by the Florida Department of Health, community partners, and health service entities resulted in the creation of a statewide certification program for community health workers.

March 25, 2023

Following extensive partner input, adjustments were made to DC Medicaid chemotherapy reimbursement rates, resulting in an expanded provider network and increased access for Medicaid patients.

March 22, 2023

A collaboration between the Arkansas Cancer Coalition and officials of the Arkansas State Fair resulted in a written, site-wide smoking policy.

February 16, 2023

This summary seeks to highlight CCCNP evaluation activities and results and their
relevance to the CCC coalitions the CCCNP seeks to support.