About the National Comprehensive Cancer Control Program

Established in 1998, NCCCP provides the funding, guidance, and technical assistance that programs use to design and implement impactful, strategic, and sustainable plans to prevent and control cancer. NCCCP currently supports—

  • All 50 states and the District of Columbia.
  • 7 U.S. Associated pacific islands/territories.
  • 8 tribes and tribal organizations.

Since 1998—

  • More than 98,000 people have been involved in cancer coalitions.
  • 69 cancer plans have been created and updated.

View the NCCCP Fact Sheet Cdc-pdf[PDF-125KB]

Established in 1998, NCCCP provides the funding, guidance, and technical assistance that 66 current programs use to design and implement impactful, strategic, and sustainable plans to prevent and control cancer.
Through training cooperative agreements, CDC partners with national organizations to assess program needs and plan and deliver resources such as webinars, toolkits, in-person trainings and workshops, and one-on-one assistance.
In fall 2018, CDC welcomed almost 200 individuals to Atlanta to celebrate 20 years of the National Comprehensive Cancer Control Program.
The Carol Friedman Award was established in 2011 to honor Dr. Carol Friedman for her exemplary leadership, outstanding mentorship, and extraordinary dedication and contributions to comprehensive cancer control.
The proposed program’s purpose is to increase the availability of supportive services for young breast cancer survivors (YBCS), young women with metastatic breast cancer (mBC), and their caregivers and families by supporting organizations that serve this population.
Page last reviewed: November 6, 2018