ScreenOutCancer in Action
If you’re looking for ideas on how your health system can increase cancer screening rates for patients, check out these success stories.
Community health workers in Oregon helped 191 women get the cancer screening tests they needed.
Several organizations worked together to help women in the Oglala Sioux Tribe get screened for breast and cervical cancer.
Staff members give doctors a list of the patients who have an appointment that day and the preventive care services they need, including cancer screening tests.
The Guam Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program allowed women to sign up at one of its three partner clinics.
In Iowa, a community health worker increased screening by sending reminder letters to 110 women.
A St. Petersburg clinic more than doubled its colorectal cancer screening rates by reaching out to patients more directly and helping them overcome barriers to care.
Cancer program staff in Vermont helped state clinics improve accessibility for patients with disabilities, which helped all patients.
Cancer program and clinic staff worked together to improve screening practices for Native Americans in Oklahoma.
More immigrants got screened for breast and cervical cancer when patient navigators in Philadelphia helped them overcome barriers.