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 Resource Guide


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.

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

Colon Cancer Prevention and Early Detection Resources

2019 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.

Community Events

Talk with UK Markey Cancer Center Researchers

Please register here for this event.

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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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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