The folder has press release templates for returning to preventive screening, breast cancer awareness month, cervical cancer awareness month and women’s health week. These templates are updated annually and the most recent versions can be found in the folder.
The Colorado Cancer Coalition has compiled resources that can be used to encourage clients to resume cancer screening during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Links women and men with breast cancer needs to organizations and community partners to receive needed care and services living in Colorado.
Improve the health of Colorado women who may qualify for the WWC program by encouraging them to get caught up on critical breast and cervical cancer screenings with the marketing materials in this toolkit folder.
Evidence-based interventions to increase screening
The Colorado Cancer Coalition is the statewide network dedicated to improving Colorado lives touched by cancer. On the website you will find a Resource Directory and an Event Calendar with Colorado based cancer support groups and educational events. If you are looking to get more involved and network with others in cancer related fields, you can join a Task Force and/or attend quarterly meetings.
Cancer Resources Map - This virtual map highlights cancer screening, treatment, and support options available in the state of Colorado.
The Colorado Cancer Genetic Alliance is a partnership of genetic counselors, educators and public health professionals who offer genetic counseling services throughout the state. The Alliance's goal is to reduce the burden of cancer in Colorado by identifying those at higher risk for cancer due to inherited genetic factors. The Alliance provides:
Education on genetic cancers for providers and patients
Tools for screening patients
Options for genetic counseling, screening, testing and cancer screening/surveillance for patients
This website features tools to assist healthcare workers with advance care planning conversations from determining a Medical Durable Power of Attorney to difficult conversations on goals of care. This site contains short videos, conversation guides, COVID specific resources, shared decision making tools, and more.
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.