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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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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
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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
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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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