National Comprehensive Cancer Control Program Priorities
Since 1998, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Comprehensive Cancer Control Program (NCCCP) has provided the funding, guidance, and technical assistance that programs across the country use to develop, implement, and evaluate state-wide cancer control plans.
These plans are guided by the NCCCP priorities that focus coalition efforts on evidence-based strategies that will impact cancer prevention and control across the cancer continuum.
Focusing on What Works
NCCCP award recipients are advancing the priorities through evidence-based interventions that include—
Programs use the cross-cutting priorities to strengthen and advance NCCCP efforts in primary prevention, early detection and treatment, and survivorship. They include—
- Implementing policy, systems, and environmental (PSE) approaches.
- Promoting health equity.
- Demonstrating outcomes through evaluation.