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Pillar 1: Prevention

Prevention Best Practices

Vidant Health

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...

Articles of Interest

US Chamber of Commerce
The Ohio State University Alumni News

Research & Evidence

Farhad Islami, MD, PhD; Ann Goding Sauer, MSPH; Kimberly D. Miller, MPH; Rebecca L. Siegel, MPH; Stacey A. Fedewa, PhD, MPH; Eric J. Jacobs, PhD; Marjorie L. McCullough, ScD, RD; Alpa V. Patel, PhD; Jiemin Ma, PhD, MHS; Isabelle Soerjomataram, MD, PhD, MS
CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians