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KENTUCKY CANCER PROGRAM
Pathfinder
KCP produces and distributes this series of comprehensive guides to cancer services and resources in each of the state’s 15 Area Development Districts.

 
KCP Fact Sheets 
These are easy-to-read fact sheets on cancers of the breast, colon, cervix, prostate, skin and lung, as well as tobacco use.

 
Cooper/Clayton Method to Stop Smoking
This successful science-based smoking cessation program uses education, skills training, and social support in combination with nicotine replacement products.

 
Media Tipsheet
The tipsheet offers detailed information on how your local media outlets (TV, radio and newspapers) work, tips on how to write effective press releases, public service announcements, and media advisories, and advice on how to obtain and prepare for media interviews.

 
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Kentucky Cancer Action Plan
The state's comprehensive plan to address Kentucky's cancer burden addresses prevention, early detection, treatment and care, and quality of life. The goal is to reduce the overall burden of cancer in our state.

 
Kentucky Women’s Cancer Screening Program (KWCSP)
KWCSP is part of the Kentucky Department for Public Health. It provides breast and cervical cancer screening, as well as follow-up and outreach services. Women screened or diagnosed through KWCSP are eligible for treatment through Medicaid Information about the screening and treatment programs are outlined in the Quick Reference Guide for Health Care Providers – Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening and Treatment in Kentucky (PDF).


 
Kentucky Cancer Consortium
The Kentucky Cancer Consortium (KCC) is a statewide comprehensive cancer control coalition of more than two dozen organizations committed to reducing the significant cancer burden in our state.
 
Kentucky Cancer Registry
The Kentucky Cancer Registry is one of the top registries in the country. It collects cancer data by county, area development district, Appalachian region, and urban/rural designation.

 
1-800-QUIT-NOW
Kentucky's Tobacco Quitline, 1-800-QUIT NOW, offers one-on-one proactive counseling for tobacco users who are ready to quit using tobacco products.

 
Lucille Parker Markey Cancer Center, University of Kentucky

 
James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville

 
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American Cancer Society
ACS is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization committed to fighting cancer through balanced programs of research, education, patient service, advocacy and rehabilitation.

 
National Cancer Institute’s Cancer Information Service
(1-800-4-CANCER)
As the nation’s foremost source for cancer information, the CIS provides the latest, most accurate information on cancer prevention, detection, treatment and supportive care.

 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Through its Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, CDC works with national cancer organizations, state health agencies, and other key groups to develop, implement, and promote effective strategies for preventing and controlling cancer.

 
Susan G. Komen For The Cure
The Foundation advances breast cancer research, education, screening and treatment. Volunteers around the world work through local Komen Affiliates and Komen Race for the Cure events to further the foundation’s mission.

 
Cancer Control P.L.A.N.E.T:
The site offers data and resources to help planners, program staff, and researchers design, implement and evaluate evidence-based cancer control programs, as well as a fact sheet on the five steps of comprehensive cancer control. The site is sponsored by six major health organizations.

 
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