Cancer prevention

Innovations

Free Skin Cancer Screening and Education at Beaches and Other Outdoor Venues Identify Many With Suspected Cancer, Enhance Knowledge of Protective Strategies 10/29/12

With financial support from the Office of Cancer Control within the New Jersey Department of Health, the Ocean Monmouth Health Alliance partners with local organizations and volunteers to...

Cancer Prevention Messages From Cosmetologists Lead to Positive Lifestyle Changes Among Clients 11/05/08

The North Carolina BEAUTY (Bringing Education and Understanding to You) and Health Project recruited and trained licensed hair stylists to serve as lay health advisers who delivered cancer...

QualityTools

How To Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates in Practice: A Primary Care Clinician's Evidenced-Based Toolbox and Guide 03/06/14

This guide outlines efficient ways for medical practices to get eligible patients the colorectal cancer screening tests they need. It contains evidenced-based tools, sample templates, and strategies that can help practices improve their screening...

Choose Your Cover: Skin Cancer Prevention and Early Detection Toolkit 12/17/12

This toolkit can help organizers develop a Choose Your Cover skin cancer awareness, education, and free screening program in their community. This program brings free skin cancer screenings; complimentary sunscreen; and a wealth of vital...

Colorectal Cancer Prevention - Physician Data Query (PDQ®) (Patient Version) 12/17/07

This summary provides patients with information on the prevention of colorectal cancer.

This summary addresses the following topics:

  • What is prevention?
  • General information about colorectal cancer
  • Colorectal...
Breast Cancer - Physician Data Query (PDQ(r)): Prevention (Health Professional Version) 12/17/07

This PDQ cancer information summary for health professionals provides comprehensive, peer-reviewed, evidence-based information about breast cancer prevention.

Information about the following is included in this summary:

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