Comprehensive Cancer Control is a collaborative process through which a communities and partner organizations pool resources to reduce the burden of cancer. These combined efforts help to:
The national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) started the National Comprehensive Cancer Control Program to help states, tribes, and territories form coalitions to fight cancer. These coalitions collect data to determine the greatest cancer-related needs in their area, and develop and carry out cancer plans to meet those needs. Comprehensive Cancer Control plans include activities that:
Mississippi's Comprehensive Cancer Control (CCC) Program was established in 2002 when the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) received funding from the CDC. Continued CDC funding has enabled MSDH to continue to strengthen comprehensive cancer control efforts in Mississippi. The Mississippi CCC Program leads an integrated and coordinated approach addressing the continuum of cancer control — from prevention and detection to treatment, survivorship, and end of life care.
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