The Nine Habits of successful comprehensive cancer control coalitions
- 101 Downloads
The nine habits of successful comprehensive cancer control coalitions (Nine Habits) is a guide that outlines the key elements of successful comprehensive cancer control (CCC) coalitions. The guide was developed under the auspices of the Comprehensive Cancer Control National Partnership (CCCNP) and is based on evaluation including a literature review, qualitative and quantitative data collection from high-performing comprehensive cancer control coalitions. Comprehensive cancer control coalitions are made up of key stakeholders who come together to create a shared vision and shared plans to fight cancer, improve health outcomes, and reduce the burden from cancer. The CCCNP produced this guide to help coalitions maintain the health of their coalition efforts by providing tools to examine the key elements of successful coalitions, including leadership, membership, organizational structure, shared resources, and efforts in planning and communications. This paper provides information on how the guide was used by two states to rebuild their coalition and ultimately improve their efforts in improving health outcomes and reducing cancer burden. Lastly, the paper outlines future efforts to continue to support CCC coalitions in their work.
KeywordsComprehensive cancer Cancer coalition Technical assistance Habits Guide Function Operations Partnership
This project was supported in part by the award P30CA047904 from the National Institutes of Health to UPMC Hillman Cancer Center.
- 2.Nine habits of successful CCC coalitions: a guide for an effective and efficient coalition. https://www.cccnationalpartners.org/new-resource-9-habits-successful-comprehensive-cancer-control-coalitions
- 3.Southeastern Program Evaluation, Inc (2011) Comprehensive cancer control program evaluation; appendix 1. American Cancer Society, Southeastern Program Evaluation, Inc., October. Unpublished reportGoogle Scholar
- 4.Southeastern Program Evaluation, Inc (2011) Comprehensive cancer control program evaluation. American Cancer Society, Southeastern Program Evaluation, Inc, October. Unpublished reportGoogle Scholar
- 5.CCCNP 2012–2013 CCC technical assistance workshops evaluation summary, November 6, 2013. Unpublished reportGoogle Scholar
- 10.Interview with Sharon Sowers, Section Chief. Comprehensive Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Pennsylvania Department of Health and Bob Durkin, Interim Chair, Pennsylvania Cancer CoalitionGoogle Scholar
- 11.Hohman K (2012) Coalition corner! 9 habits of successful comprehensive cancer control coalitions. https://researchtoreality.cancer.gov/discussions/coalition-corner-9-habits-successful-comprehensive-cancer-control-coalitions. Accessed 17 Oct 2016
- 15.Ory M, Sanner B, Vollmer Dahlke D, Melvin C (2015) Promoting public health through state cancer control plans: a review of capacity and sustainability. Front Public Health 3:1–11Google Scholar