Take steps that may help to prevent cancer by maintaining a tobacco-free workplace; by offering programs and services that focus on healthy nutrition, physical activity, and maintaining a healthy weight; and by covering appropriate vaccinations.
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Pillar 1: Prevention
Prevention Best Practices
80% by 2018
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related death among men and women combined, but it is also one of the most preventable types of cancer. Across Vidant Health's 29 county service area, screening rates are low. For a cancer that is preventable and treatable if found early through screening, 1 out of every 3 people in North Carolina are not getting the recommended screening.
80% by 2018 is a national initiative with a goal of an 80% colorectal cancer...
Research & Evidence