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.


Community and State Cancer Resources

Pathfinder

KCP has produced the Pathfinder for more than 25 years as a community service to Kentuckians who are seeking cancer prevention, screening, treatment, and support resources. For more information or assistance, contact a KCP regional office.


Kentucky Cancer Consortium

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.

KCC provides many resources to address needs across the cancer spectrum, including basic and detailed cancer screening worksheets.

Kentucky Cancer Survivor Connection

Survivors, care givers and heath care professionals receive information and updates on survivorship topics, upcoming events and activities.

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Special Announcements

Southern Ky. AHEC providing FREE CE's


A Message from Jane Beshear, May 22


A Message from Jane Beshear, April 15


COVID-19 Guidance for Cancer Survivors and Patients

Please see here for some frequently asked questions about COVID-19 for cancer patients at UK Markey Cancer Center.

Also, see here for the NIH National Cancer Institute's guide to what people with cancer should know about COVID-19.

Please also see here for Kentucky's COVID-19 portal.

Colon Cancer Prevention and Early Detection Resources

2020 Colorectal Cancer Toolkit


Get the FIT Facts

Get the FIT Facts is a collaborative state campaign to promote the use of Fecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) as an effective tool in a combined screening strategy for colorectal cancer. FIT is a take home screening test, that when used annually, has been shown to have accuracy rates at or very near those of colonoscopy.

Lung Cancer Prevention and Early Detection Resources

Calling it Quits

This video examines effective medications and behavioral strategies available today to help tobacco users give up smoking for good and improve their health. Part of KET's ongoing Smoking Cessation initiative funded in part by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.


Learn how to talk with your tobacco treatment program participants, patients and families about the combined risk of tobacco smoke and radon exposure.

Click here to download the flyer

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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Community Programs

KCP and KCC collaborations on community and clinical linkages produce multiple outcomes across 9 area development districts.

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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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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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