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Guides for Comprehensive Cancer Control

The following websites and guides will provide information to assist you in engaging communities in the fight against cancer.

Updated May 2024

Cancer Alliance of Texas (CAT)

The mission of the Cancer Alliance of Texas (CAT) is to engage organizations, agencies, institutions and individuals to work collaboratively to reduce the impact of cancer in Texas and promote the Texas Cancer Plan. For more information, please visit their website.

Cancer Control P.L.A.N.E.T. (Plan, Link, Act, Network with Evidence-based Tools)

Cancer Control P.L.A.N.E.T. portal provides access to data and resources that can help planners, program staff, and researchers design, implement and evaluate evidence-based cancer control programs.

Comprehensive Cancer Control National Partnership (CCCNP)

Through coordination and collaboration, the CCCNP assists comprehensive cancer control (CCC) coalitions to develop and sustain implementation of comprehensive cancer control plans at the state, tribe, territory, U.S. Pacific Island Jurisdiction and local levels.

The Guide to Community Preventive Services

The Guide to Community Preventive Services (The Community Guide) is a collection of evidence-based findings of the Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF). It is a resource to help you select interventions to improve health and prevent disease in your state, community, community organization, business, healthcare organization, or school.

Research-Tested Intervention Programs (RTIPs)

RTIPs is a searchable database of evidence-based cancer control interventions and program materials and is designed to provide program planners and public health practitioners easy and immediate access to research-tested materials.

Texas Cancer Control Toolkit

The Texas Cancer Control Toolkit helps your community organize to heighten awareness of cancer issues, save lives and, ultimately, decrease the burden of cancer. Communities can impact cancer incidence and mortality rates by applying a comprehensive approach in a collaborative environment.

2018 Texas Cancer Plan

Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)

The Texas Cancer Plan (the Plan) aims to reduce the cancer burden across the state and improve the lives of Texans. As the statewide call to action for cancer research, prevention, and control, the Plan identifies the challenges and issues that affect our state and presents a set of goals, objectives, and strategies to help inform and guide communities in the fight against cancer. The intent of the Plan is to provide a coordinated, prioritized, and actionable framework that will help guide efforts to mitigate the cancer burden.

Texas Comprehensive Cancer Control Program – Home

Texas Department of State Health Services

The Texas Comprehensive Cancer Control Program receives funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to fight cancer in Texas. Goals include coordinating cancer activities in the state as identified in the Texas Cancer Plan (Plan), promoting the Plan, developing a data-driven process for prioritizing it, and enhancing implementation of the Plan at the local level.

National Comprehensive Cancer Control Program
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Since 1998, CDC’s National Comprehensive Cancer Control Program (NCCCP) has provided the funding, guidance, and technical assistance that programs use to design and implement impactful, strategic, and sustainable plans to prevent and control cancer.

CDC’s Comprehensive Cancer Control Branch Program Evaluation Toolkit

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Designed to help grantees plan and implement evaluations of their NCCCP-funded programs. The toolkit provides general guidance on evaluation principles and techniques, as well as practical templates and tools.

Cancer Plan Self-Assessment Tool

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

CDC’s National Comprehensive Cancer Control Program (NCCCP) created the Cancer Plan Self-Assessment Tool to help comprehensive cancer control program directors and cancer coalition members evaluate their state, territory, tribe, or U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands jurisdiction cancer plan.