Have You Heard? Facts From The Field is a weekly feature from the Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support to provide CDC and the field with facts and news from state, tribal, local and territorial public health agencies. We invite you to read and share this information broadly.
March 6, 2013
- The American Cancer Society’s Cancer Facts & Figures for 2013 provides a concise summary of frequently used cancer statistics and information about major risk factors.
- Take the No Tanning pledge! The Melanoma Foundation of New England’s Your Skin Is IN program raises awareness among teens and young adults about the dangers of tanning outdoors and in tanning beds.
March 21, 2012
A Colon Cancer Test Saved My Life — Idaho’s
Stay in the Game campaign stars former Husker quarterback, Jerry Tagge, in television and radio ads to promote colorectal cancer screening.
- New Hampshire’s
Health Alert Network technology was used to remind providers that colorectal cancer can be prevented and detected early.