Cancer Causes & Control

, Volume 21, Issue 12, pp 1979–1985 | Cite as

The CCC National Partnership: an example of organizations collaborating on comprehensive cancer control

  • Karin Hohman
  • Phyllis Rochester
  • Tom Kean
  • Lori Belle-Isle
Original paper

Abstract

The landscape of cancer control has changed throughout the past 12 years and continues to change even more so as health reform is implemented in the United States. With the advent of health reform, coalitions, such as comprehensive cancer control (CCC) coalitions, are more important than ever if the intended benefits of reform are to be realized. Comprehensive cancer control (CCC) coalitions in state, tribe, territory, and Pacific Island Jurisdictions are “engines of change” and form a network that can facilitate important cancer control progress throughout this country. Since the onset of CCC efforts, the vitality of this network of coalitions and their sustainability has been the primary focus of a group of national organizations, now known as the Comprehensive Cancer Control National Partnership (CCCNP). The CCCNP is national organizations who come together voluntarily to develop strategies and resources that support implementation of CCC coalition plans across the nation.

Keywords

Comprehensive cancer control Coalitions National Partnership 

Notes

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Karin Hohman
    • 1
  • Phyllis Rochester
    • 2
  • Tom Kean
    • 3
  • Lori Belle-Isle
    • 4
  1. 1.Strategic Health ConceptsArvadaUSA
  2. 2.Division of Cancer Prevention and ControlCenters for Disease Control and PreventionAtlantaUSA
  3. 3.C-ChangeWashingtonUSA
  4. 4.American Cancer SocietyAtlantaUSA

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