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Survivorship: 5 Steps to Effective Cancer Control Planning

Learn why these steps are important

Step 1: Assess program priorities  
  State Cancer Profiles (CDC, NCI) - Statistics for prioritizing cancer control efforts
      Incidence RatesExternal link
NOTE: Incidence rates are available for planning purposes. Prevalence data will be made available in the future.
Step 2: Identify potential partners
  Program Partners in Cancer Control – NCI, CDC, & ACS contact information by state and region
  Research Partners in Cancer Control – Contact information by state and region
Step 3: Determine effectiveness of different intervention approaches
  Additional Research Evidence Reviews
Relaxation Training & Treatment-Related Symptoms
Depression, Anxiety, & Quality of Life
Quality of Life
Effects of Psychoeducational Interventions on Pain
  Other Reviews
Psychosocial Concerns and Interventions for Cancer Survivors
  Additional Reviews from Evidence-based Practice Centers (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)) are available on link
Step 4: Find research-tested programs and products
  Research-tested Intervention Programs (NCI, SAMHSA) - Summary statements, ratings and program materials from cancer prevention and control studies
      SurvivorshipExternal link  
  Sample program:
      The Impact of Dyadic Social Support on Self-Efficacy & Depression after Radical Prostatectomy  
Step 5: Plan and evaluate your program
  Comprehensive Cancer Control Plans
  Comprehensive Cancer Control Budgets
      State, tribe and territory plans  
  Guidance for Comprehensive Cancer Control Planning (CDC)
      General Guidelines for developing a comprehensive cancer control plan  

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