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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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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Horses and Hope - A Breast Cancer Awareness Day at the Races

Kentucky Cancer Program and Turfway Park invite you to Turfway Park's Racing Club for a fun event to celebrate breast cancer survivors in Northern Kentucky.

The event is on Friday, March 4, 2016, with the first race at 6:10pm and dinner at 7:00pm. Please RSVP by February 29. Click here for more information.

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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Breast Cancer/Horses and Hope

KCP and First Lady Jane Beshear have joined forces in this successful initiative to promote breast cancer awareness, education and screening to horse industry workers, horse racing fans, and women throughout Kentucky.

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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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Pathfinders

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

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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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