Welcome to KCP

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.

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Appalachian Patient Navigation Training

Appalachian Patient Navigation Training will be held December 5 in Somerset. This event provides an opportunity to improve regional health literacy by increasing our knowledge base on culturally specific needs of eastern Kentucky communities. Please take a look at the flyer and register here.

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Jeff Lunsford new Kentucky Cancer Program cancer control specialist

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.

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KCP/KCC Community Clinical Linkage Initiative

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!

Targeted Colon Cancer Outreach Program

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.

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Cancer Prevention is Good Business

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.

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A series of comprehensive guides to cancer services and resources in each of the state’s 15 Area Development Districts.

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Easy to Read Cancer Factsheets

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.

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Tobacco Prevention and Cessation

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.

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Community Cancer Control

Regional Cancer Control Specialists are located throughout the state to serve Kentuckians on a community level.

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