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.
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.
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.
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.Learn More
A series of comprehensive guides to cancer services and resources in each of the state’s 15 Area Development Districts.Learn More
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.Learn More
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.Learn More
Regional Cancer Control Specialists are located throughout the state to serve Kentuckians on a community level.Learn More