At a Glance: The Five Pillars of the CEO Cancer Gold Standard™
#1 Tobacco Use#2 Nutrition
a. Establish and enforce tobacco-free workplace policies.
b. Provide coverage for, at either no cost or at a reasonable cost-sharing level, evidence-based tobacco-cessation treatments (counseling and all FDA-approved prescription and non-prescription medications).
c. Provide employer-sponsored tobacco-cessation programming.#3 Physical Activity
a. Sustain a culture values, supports and promotes healthy food choices.
b. Provide access to healthy weight and/or nutrition programming.
a. Sustain a culture that values, supports and promotes physical activity.
b. Provide access to opportunities for physical activity.
#4 Prevention, Screening and Early Detection
a. Sustain a culture that values, supports and promotes the prevention, screening and early detection of cancer.
b. Ensure that health benefit plans cover, at either no cost or at a reasonable cost-sharing level, screening services for breast, colorectal and cervical cancer, and all FDA-approved vaccines for the prevention of cancer.
#5 Access to Quality Treatment and Clinical Trials
a. Ensure that health benefit plans provide access to cancer treatment at Commission on Cancer-accredited programs and/or National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers.
b. Provide education about cancer clinical trials.
c. Ensure that health benefit plans continue to provide coverage for the current standard of care when covered individuals are participating in cancer clinical trials.