Cancer Control Video Series | Cancer Sites | Cancer Risk Factors | Improving Cancer Outcomes | Browse Resources

Cancer Sites

Breast Cancer

Training

  • Empowering Physicians to Improve Breast Cancer Screening

Resources

Cervical Cancer

  • Cervical Cancer Screening
    • Health Resources and Services Administration (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services) - Part 4: Improvement Strategies: Cervical Cancer Screening - Introduction to screening, characteristics for a successful screening program, implementation of clinical quality measure in screening, improvement strategies, spreading improvement, supporting information for cervical cancer screening.
  • National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP)
    • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - New Directions: The Future of Cancer Screening - Provides information about the program and program eligibility, screening data, two decades of service to underserved women, health impacts of the program, partnership toolkits and resources, and the future of cancer screening.
  • Cervical Cancer Overview
    • American Cancer Society - Cervical Cancer - Provides a general overview of cervical cancer, including: what is cervical cancer, causes, risk factors, prevention, early detection, diagnosis, staging, treatment, talking with your doctor, after treatment, what’s new in cervical cancer research.
  • What Should I Know About Screening?
    • Center for Disease Control and Prevention - What Should I Know About Screening? - Provides a general overview of cervical cancer screening, such as the screening process, when to get screening, test results, and cervical cancer screening guides.
  • Prioritizing US cervical cancer prevention with results from a geospatial model. - Jonathan K. Kish, Alicia I. Rolin, Zhauhui Zou, James E. Cuxinelli, Zaria Tatalovich, Mona Saraiya and Sean F. Altekruse

Colorectal Cancer

  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
    • Health Resources Services Administration (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services) - Colorectal Cancer Screening - Overview of colorectal cancer screening, includes: a general overview of screening, characteristics for a successful screening program, implementation of clinical quality measures for screening, improvement strategies, holding the gains and spreading improvement, and supporting information.
  • Toolkit for the System Approach to Tracking and Increasing Screening for Public Health Improvement of Colorectal Cancer Intervention
  • Increasing Quality Colorectal Cancer Screening: An Action Guide for Working with Health Systems
    • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Increasing Quality Colorectal Cancer Screening: An Action Guide for Working with Health Systems - An action guide that addresses how to increase colorectal cancer screening in health systems, guide is broken down into an introduction, how to use this action guide, health systems and CRC screening, action steps for working with health systems, environmental scan tool for CRCCP grantees, work sheets for completing action steps, program material and samples, and resources. 
  • Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Basic Information About Colorectal Cancer - Provides a basic overview of colon cancer, including: what it is, risk factors, risk reduction, symptoms, screening, statistics, what the CDC is doing, and the Screen for Life campaign.
  • Colorectal Cancer Control Program (CRCCP)
    • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Colorectal Cancer Control Program (CRCCP) - Provides information about the CRCCP, including: about the program (social ecological and simplified logic models), action guides, program demonstration evaluation, and contacting a local program.
  • Public Health Impact of Achieving 80% Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates in the United States by 2018 - Reinier G. S. Meester, MS1; Chyke A. Doubeni, MD, MPH2,3; Ann G. Zauber, PhD4; S. Luuk Goede, MPH1; Theodore R. Levin, MD5; Douglas A. Corley, MD, PhD5; Ahmedin Jemal, DVM, PhD6; and Iris Lansdorp-Vogelaar, PhD1
  • Colorectal Cancer Statistics, 2015 - Rebecca L. Siegel MPH1,*,  Kimberly D. Miller MPH2 and Ahmedin Jemal DVM, PhD3

Liver Cancer

  • The Toolbox
    • The Community Guide - The Toolbox - Collection of public health materials that assist users in assessing and carrying out evidence-based public health strategies and interventions. Composed of five separate tools that include: asses and evaluate, plan an intervention, engage stakeholders, implement, sustainable programs.
  • Liver Cancer
    • MedlinePlus: U.S. National Library of Medicine - Liver Cancer - Also called: Hepatocellular carcinoma - Provides a wide array of information from the National Cancer Institute about liver cancer, including: general information, diagnosis and tests, prevention and risk factors, treatments and therapies, living with liver cancer, related issues, statistics and research, clinical trials, journal articles, reference desk, find an expert, children, and patient handouts. 
  • Integrating Theory into Community Interventions to Reduce Liver Cancer Disparities: The Health Behavior Framwork
  • Hepatocellular carcinoma: Where are we? - Roberto Mazzanti, Umberto Arena, Renato Tassi

Lung Cancer

  • Final Recommendation Statement: Lung Cancer Screening 
  • The Lung Cancer Screening Program Toolkit: 5 steps to get from inception to excellence
    • The Advisory Board Company - The Lung Cancer Screening Program Toolkit - Provides information to build a stronger lung cancer screening program or start one from the beginning, the five steps include: evaluate your opportunity, establish program infrastructure, grow volumes, demonstrate program value, and achieve screening program excellence.
  • Basic Information About Lung Cancer
    • Center for Disease Control and Prevention - Basic Information About Lung Cancer - Provides a general overview of lung cancer, including: what lung cancer is, risk factor, symptoms, risk reduction, available screening tests, diagnosis and treatment, statistics, and what the CDC is doing.
  • Lung Cancer Prevention- Health Professional Version (PDQ)
    • National Cancer Institute - Lung Cancer Prevention (PDQ®)–Health Professional Version - Overview of lung cancer, including: who is at risk, interventions associated with decreased risk of lung cancer, interventions associated with an increased risk of lung cancer, and interventions that do not decrease risk of lung cancer.
  • The National Lung Screening Trial: Overview and Study Design  Aberle DR, Adams AM, Berg CD, et al. Reduced lung-cancer mortality with low-dose computed tomographic screening. N Engl J Med. Aug 4 2011;365(5):395-409.

  • Benefits and Harms of CT Screening for Lung Cancer A Systematic Review - Peter B. Bach, MD, MAPP; Joshua N. Mirkin, BA; Thomas K. Oliver, BA; Christopher G. Azzoli, MD; Donald A. Berry, PhD; Otis W. Brawley, MD; Tim Byers, MD, MPH; Graham A. Colditz, MD, DrPH; Michael K. Gould, MD, MS; James R. Jett, MD; Anita L. Sabichi, MD; Rebecca Smith-Bindman, MD; Douglas E. Wood, MD; Amir Qaseem, MD, PhD, MHA; Frank C. Detterbeck, MD

Prostate Cancer

Skin Cancer

  • Preventing Skin Cancer: Multicomponent Community-wide Interventions
  • Skin Cancer Prevention: Progress Report 2015
    • Center For Disease Control and Prevention - Skin Cancer Prevention Progress Report 2015 - Overview of skin cancer prevention, which includes: background of skin cancer, what’s new this year, success stories from the field, outcome indicators, and conclusion of the report.
  • SPOT Skin Cancer
    • American Academy of Dermatology - SPOT Skin Cancer™ - Provides an overview of what skin cancer is, playing smart in the sun, shade structure program, and what to expect at skin cancer screening.
  • Skin Cancer
    • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Skin Cancer - Provides a general overview of skin cancer, including: basic information, surgeon general’s call to action to prevent skin cancer, sun safety, indoor tanning, statistics, and what the CDC is doing.
    • MedlinePlus: U.S. National Library of Medicine - Skin Cancer - Overview of skin cancer from the National Cancer Institute, including: skin cancer, latest news, diagnosis and tests, prevention and risk factors, treatments and therapies, living with skin cancer, related issues, specific about certain types of skin cancer, genetics, images, statistics and research, clinical trials, journal articles, reference terms, find an expert, seniors, and patient handouts.
  • Preventing Skin Cancer: Education and Policy Approaches
    • The Community Guide - Preventing Skin Cancer: Education and Policy Approaches - Provides recommendations for skin cancer interventions, which include: child care center based interventions, healthcare setting and providers, high school and college based interventions, interventions in outdoor occupational settings, interventions in outdoor recreational and tourism settings, and primary and middle school based interventions.
  • THE SURGEON GENERAL’S CALL TO ACTION TO PREVENT SKIN CANCER - Meg Watson, Erin Garnett, Gery P. Guy, and Dawn M. Holman
  • CDC Grand Rounds: Prevention and Control of Skin Cancer - Meg Watson, MPH1; Cheryll C. Thomas, MSPH1; Greta M. Massetti, PhD1; Sharon McKenna2; Jeffrey E. Gershenwald, MD3; Susan Laird, MSN4; John Iskander, MD4; Boris Lushniak, MD5

Cancer Risk Factors

Tobacco Control

Tobacco Cessation

Nutrition and Cancer

Genetics and Cancer

HPV Prevention

  • Toolkit: The Assessment of Adolescent Health Interventions in GAVI HPV Vaccine Demonstration Programmes
    • UNICEF, WHO, and UNFPA - TOOLKIT - The toolkit is composed of: context, adolescent health intervention assessment overview, adolescent health intervention assessment and prioritization exercise and tool, planning for the adolescent health intervention assessment, and the final report and template.
  • HPV Vaccines: Vaccinating Your Preteen or Teen
    • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - HPV Vaccines: Vaccinating Your Preteen or Teen - Overview of Human Papillomavirus (HPV), includes: what HPV is, symptoms, HPV and cancer, HPV cancer screening, HPV vaccines, and HPV vaccine safety.
  • HPV and HPV Vaccine Education Intervention: Effects on Parents, Healthcare Staff, and School Staff
  • The Beginning of the End: Vaccine Prevention of HPV-Driven CancersAnna R. Giuliano, Aimee R. Kreimer, Silvia de Sanjose

Improving Cancer Outcomes

Palliative Care

  • Toolkit for the Development of Palliative Care in the Community
    • European Association for Palliative Care - Toolkit - This document is a resource to help support and guide individuals and organizations in Europe, as well as worldwide, to further develop palliative care services in primary care settings. It discusses, why development is important, current issues, innovations and best practice approaches, policy initiatives, educational initiatives, implementation frameworks in the community, drug availability, and the next steps in development. Greater depth in the development of the toolkit can be found here.
  • Palliative or Supportive Care
    • American Cancer Society - Palliative or Supportive Care - Provides an overview of palliative or supportive care, including: focus of, a guide to palliative or supportive care, if cancer treatment stops working, help managing side effects of cancer treatment, care resources, and care videos.
  • Palliative Care in Cancer
    • National Cancer Institute - Palliative Care in Cancer - Provides an overview of palliative care in cancer, includes: what it is, uses, who gives palliative care, treatment, difference between hospice, where to receive palliative care, how to find a place, issues, family members, end of life, what to talk about, who pays, research of benefits, and does the NCI support palliative care.
  • Palliative Care, Version 1.2014Michael H, Levy, MD PhD, Thomas Smith, MD, Amy Alvarez-Perez, MD, Anthony Back, MD, Justin Baker, MD, Susan Block, MD, Shriley N. Codada, MD, Shalini Dalal, MD, Maria Dans, MD, Jean S, Kutner, MD, Elizabeth Kvale, MD, Sumathi Misra, MD, William Mitchell, MD, Todd M. Sauer, MD, David Spiegel, MD, Linda Sutton, MD, Robert M. Taylor, MD, Jennifer Temel, MD, Roma Tickoo, MD, MOH, Susan G. Ubra, MD, Carin Van Syl, MD, Sharon M. Weinstein, ND, Mary Anne Bergman and Jillian L. Scavone, PhD

Survivorship

 

Cancer Control Video Series | Cancer Sites | Cancer Risk Factors | Improving Cancer Outcomes | Browse Resources