State Level

State Screening Programs

The KCCSP was formed by passage of KRS 214.540 in 2008 to increase awareness of and education about screening for colorectal cancer. Screening programs are now funded at various health department sites across the state for eligible Kentucky residents.
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.

State Cancer Organizations

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.
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.
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.
The Kentucky Breast Cancer Research and Education Trust Fund collects and distributes monies to support breast cancer research, education, treatment, screening, and awareness across the state.
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.
The Kentucky Cancer Foundation was created to reduce the burden of cancer in Kentucky by funding evidence-based prevention and early detection services for the uninsured and under-insured.