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Task Force Findings for Cancer Prevention and Control

The following table includes alphabetized lists of intervention approaches reviewed by the Community Preventive Services Task Force with summaries of the Task Force finding for each (definitions of findings). Click on a linked Task Force finding to read a summary of the evidence, access supporting materials, and where available, link to Research-tested Intervention Programs (RTIPs). Findings are divided into the following categories:

Intervention
Task Force Finding
Increasing Cancer Screening
Client-Oriented Interventions
Intervention Breast Cancer Cervical Cancer Colorectal Cancer
Multicomponent Interventions Recommended
August 2016
Recommended
August 2016
Recommended
August 2016
Client Incentives Insufficient Evidence
July 2010
Insufficient Evidence
July 2010
Insufficient Evidence
July 2010
Client Reminders Recommended
July 2010
Recommended
July 2010
Recommended
July 2010
Group Education Recommended
October 2009
Insufficient Evidence
October 2009
Insufficient Evidence
October 2009
Mass Media Insufficient Evidence
October 2009
Insufficient Evidence
October 2009
Insufficient Evidence
October 2009
One-on-One Education Recommended
March 2010
Recommended
March 2010
Recommended
March 2010
Reducing Client Out-of-Pocket Costs Recommended
October 2009
Insufficient Evidence
October 2009
Insufficient Evidence
October 2009
Reducing Structural Barriers Recommended
March 2010
Insufficient Evidence
March 2010
Recommended
March 2010
Small Media Recommended
December 2005
Recommended
December 2005
Recommended
December 2005
Provider-Oriented Interventions
Intervention Breast Cancer Cervical Cancer Colorectal Cancer
Provider Assessment and Feedback Recommended
October 2009
Recommended
October 2009
Recommended
October 2009
Provider Incentives Insufficient Evidence
October 2009
Insufficient Evidence
October 2009
Insufficient Evidence
October 2009
Provider Reminder and Recall Systems Recommended
February 2006
Recommended
February 2006
Recommended
February 2006
Informed Decision Making
Promoting Informed Decision Making for Cancer Screening Insufficient Evidence
February 2002
Intervention
Task Force Finding
Preventing Skin Cancer
Community-Wide Interventions
Mass Media Insufficient Evidence
June 2011
Multicomponent Community-Wide Interventions Recommended
April 2012
Education and Policy Approaches
Child Care Center-Based Interventions Recommended
May 2013
Healthcare Settings and Providers Insufficient Evidence
July 2002
High School- and College-Based Interventions Insufficient Evidence
May 2013
Interventions in Outdoor Occupational Settings Recommended
August 2013
Interventions in Outdoor Recreational and Tourism Settings Recommended
April 2014
Primary and Middle School-Based Interventions Recommended
August 2012
Interventions Targeting Parents and Caregivers
Interventions Targeting Children’s Parents and Caregivers Insufficient Evidence
July 2002