Resources

February 26, 2024

National Minority* Health Month (NMHM) is observed annually in April. NMHM is an opportunity to raise awareness about health disparities affecting populations that have been marginalized, discriminated against and excluded in American culture, both historically and currently. NMHM acknowledges…

February 16, 2024

Created by the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), National Cancer Prevention Month (NCPM) is observed every February and promotes modifiable health behaviors to reduce the risk of cancer through factors like commercial tobacco use, physical inactivity, excessive sun exposure and…

January 29, 2024

A new Community of Practice for Policy, Systems and Environmental change is now open to all CCC program staff and coalitions.

November 20, 2023

Palliative care, sometimes called supportive or comfort care, is a type of comprehensive medical care for people diagnosed with a serious illness. Palliative care is focused on relieving and preventing physical, emotional and social side effects caused by illness or curative treatments.…

October 11, 2023

Human papillomavirus, or HPV, is a common virus that is spread through intimate contact. Of the approximately 150 types of HPV currently identified, at least 40 occur in the genital area. HPV infections are extremely common, and most people will get HPV in their lifetime. Many HPV infections…

September 11, 2023

This webinar discussed the four phases in the National Cancer Institute health communications model.

September 11, 2023

This webinar discussed evaluation practices for PSE work.

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…