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Partners

Celebrate 10 Years with Cancer Control P.L.A.N.E.T.

Cancer Prevention and Control: Promoting Informed Decision Making for Cancer Screening

Photo of woman These interventions aim to increase understanding about cancer screening and help clients make choices about screening that are consistent with their preferences and values.

Task Force Recommendations and Findings

This table lists an intervention reviewed by the Community Guide, with a summary of the Task Force finding (definitions of findings). Click on an underlined intervention title for a summary of the review, and where available, Research-tested Intervention Programs (RTIPs).

Promoting Informed Decision Making for Cancer Screening Insufficient Evidence
February 2002

Presentations and Promotional Materials

Community Guide In Action: Stories from the Field

Black Corals: A Gem of a Cancer Screening Program in South CarolinaAdobe PDF File [PDF - 577 kB]
Black Corals: Video – 10:21 Audio/Video File

Screening New Yorkers to Save Lives Adobe PDF File [PDF - 454 kB]

What Works – Fact Sheets

What Works: Cancer Screening – bi-fold brochure Adobe PDF File [PDF - Size 764 kB]

What Works: Cancer Screening - Insert Adobe PDF File [PDF - Size 299 kB]

Webinars

September 20, 2011 - The Community Guide: A Resource to Improve Health and Prevent Cancer in your Area. External Web Site Icon
Developed by the National Cancer Institute in collaboration with The Community Guide




Disclaimer

The findings and conclusions on this page are those of the Community Preventive Services Task Force and do not necessarily represent those of CDC. Task Force evidence-based recommendations are not mandates for compliance or spending. Instead, they provide information and options for decision makers and stakeholders to consider when determining which programs, services, and policies best meet the needs, preferences, available resources, and constraints of their constituents.

Sample Citation

The content of publications of the Guide to Community Preventive Services is in the public domain. Citation as to source, however, is appreciated. Sample citation: Guide to Community Preventive Services. Cancer prevention and control: promoting informed decision making for cancer screening. www.thecommunityguide.org/cancer/idm/index.html. Last updated: MM/DD/YYYY.