Collaboration is at the heart of the Kentucky Cancer Program. The Kentucky Cancer Program is a statewide cancer prevention and control program affiliated with the University of Kentucky/Markey Cancer Center and the University of Louisville/Brown Cancer Center. At the heart of KCP, is the engagement and collaboration of local organizations, providers and partners in planning, implementing and evaluating cancer prevention and control activities. These partnerships propel our mission to reduce cancer incidence and mortality through education, research, and service programs. Delivery of these services is provided by regional cancer control specialists serving all 120 counties in Kentucky.
Appalachian Patient Navigation Training will be held October 27 in Morehead and Lexington. This event provides an opportunity to improve regional health literacy by increasing our knowledge base on culturally specific needs of eastern Kentucky communities. Register here!
The Kentucky Cancer Program (KCP)/University of Kentucky has announced that Jeff Lunsford of London, KY has accepted the position of Regional Cancer Control Specialist I serving the eight-county Cumberland Valley Area Development District.
Read the full press release here.
What began as a conversation with Kentucky Cancer Consortium's Jennifer Knight four years ago has culminated in KCP facilitating 25 community clinical linkage events focused on colon cancer screening in partnership with 42 individual hospitals, clinics and organizations covering 9 Area Development Districts!
The Targeted Colon Cancer Outreach Program (TCCOP) is a statewide education and outreach program designed to spread the word about the importance of colon cancer screening.Learn More
KCP developed this toolkit to help Kentucky businesses develop a workplace program to raise employees’ awareness of colon cancer and encourage them to get screened.Learn More
A series of comprehensive guides to cancer services and resources in each of the state’s 15 Area Development Districts.Learn More
These easy-to-read fact sheets from the Kentucky Cancer Program at the University of Kentucky can be downloaded and duplicated in color or black and white for distribution at community events.Learn More
Plan to be Tobacco Free is a free program to help Kentuckians learn which smoking cessation programs are available and assist them with deciding which option is best for them.Learn More
Regional Cancer Control Specialists are located throughout the state to serve Kentuckians on a community level.Learn More