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Welcome to the Montana Cancer Control Coalition (MTCCC). Why? Cancer Burden Nationwide. National Cancer Institute predicts if current trends continue, 1/3 of all Americans will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetimes The number of Americans diagnosed with cancer will double by 2050.

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Welcome to the montana cancer control coalition mtccc

Welcome to the Montana Cancer Control Coalition(MTCCC)


Why cancer burden nationwide
Why? Cancer Burden Nationwide

  • National Cancer Institute predicts if current trends continue,1/3of all Americans will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetimes

  • The number of Americans diagnosed with cancer will double by 2050


Cancer burden in montana
Cancer Burden in Montana

  • Cancer accounts for more than 1 in 5 Montana Deaths

  • The second leading cause of death in our State

  • On average, 5,000 new cancer cases are diagnosed annually in Montana

  • It is estimated that 42,000 Montana residents are cancer survivors.


What comprehensive cancer control
What? Comprehensive Cancer Control

Comprehensive Cancer Controlis a

collaborative process through which a

community pools resources to reduce the

burden of cancer that result in:

  • Risk reduction

  • Early detection

  • Better treatment

  • Enhanced survivorship


National partners in comprehensive cancer control
National Partners in Comprehensive Cancer Control


Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) National Program:

  • Funds states, tribes, and territories to

    • Establish CCC coalitions

    • Assess the burden of cancer

    • Determine priorities

    • Develop and implement CCC plans

  • Advise and support CCC programs


Montana cancer control programs
Montana Cancer Control Programs

  • Comprehensive Cancer Control Program

  • The Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program

  • The Colorectal Cancer Screening Program

  • The Montana Tumor Registry

  • 13 contractors statewide implementing cancer prevention and control activities


Montana cancer control coalition mtccc
Montana Cancer Control Coalition (MTCCC)

  • Statewide collaborative effort of a diverse group of individuals and organizations working together to reduce cancer incidence, morbidity, and mortality for all Montanans.

    • Partners (include but are not limited to):

      • DPHHS MCCP ACS Cancer Centers

      • Individual health providers Survivors

      • Susan G. Komen Patient advocates

      • Wellness Community MAIWHC

      • Universities Rural Inst on Disabilities


Mission
Mission

  • To reduce cancer incidence, morbidity, and mortality in Montana through a collaborative partnership of private and public individuals and organizations.

  • To develop, implement, promote, and advocate for a statewide, coordinated, integrated approach to controlling cancer for all Montanans.

  • To ensure quality of life through cancer prevention, early detection, treatment, research, rehabilitation and palliation.


Vision
Vision

  • A comprehensive, statewide, evidence-based approach to reducing the burden of cancer in Montana, motivated by compassion… an investment in the future.


Guiding principles
Guiding Principles

  • Comprehensive

  • Cost sensitive

  • Culturally sensitive

  • Data driven

  • Best practices

  • Evidence based

  • Evolutionary and responsive

  • Outcome oriented

  • Respectful of the individual’s rights, dignity, privacy and safety



Get involved
Get Involved!

  • Get involved with a Implementation Team

  • Promote Cancer Awareness Activities

  • Work with Local Cancer Coalitions

  • Donate to the MTCCC


Visit the MTCCC Website at

www.mtcancercoalition.org

For additional information contact:

Kathleen Nelson at [email protected] or 406.497.5085

Lisa Troyer at [email protected] 406.444.6089


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