Cancer Prevention and Control Programs for State, Territorial, and Tribal Organizations

Cancer Prevention and Control Programs for State, Territorial, and Tribal Organizations – The CDC, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control (DCPC) announces the availability of Fiscal Year 2017 funds to implement DP17-1701, a National Cancer Prevention and Control Program. This FOA supports implementation of a comprehensive and coordinated approach to policy, systems, and environmental change strategies to prevent and control cancer. It supports high quality breast and cervical cancer screening services, statewide cancer coalitions to plan and implement cancer control priorities, and surveillance programs to monitor and report cancer burden. These priorities will be accomplished by funding three national programs: 1) The National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program- funds will be awarded up to 75 applicants to include state health departments and the District of Columbia or their Bona Fide Agents; U.S Territories/Pacific Island Jurisdictions; and Federally Recognized American Indian Tribes, Tribal Organizations, Alaska Native Organizations, and Urban Indian Organizations for implementing a program to provide breast and cervical cancer screening services to uninsured and underinsured women and implement key evidence-based strategies to reduce structural barriers to screening within health systems. Approximately $155 million per year is available. 2) The National Comprehensive Cancer Control Program- funds will be awarded to up to 65 applicants including one award per state and the District of Columbia; U.S Territories; and Federally Recognized American Indian Tribes, Tribal Organizations, Alaska Native Organizations, and Urban Indian Organizations) for implementing a program to support cancer coalition efforts that leverage resources to plan and implement evidence-based strategies to promote the primary prevention of cancer; support cancer early detection efforts; address the needs of cancer survivors; and promote health equity. Approximately $22 million per year is available. 3) The National Program of Cancer Registries- funds will be awarded to up to 55 applicants including state health departments, the District of Columbia (or their Bona Fide agent) and U.S Territories for implementing a population-based core Cancer Registry program. Approximately $38 million per year is available. In addition, optional funding will be awarded to eligible NPCR applicants to pilot public health prevention surveillance projects related to one of 3 focus areas (Collection of cervical cancer precursors, Collection of screening data for breast and cervical cancer cases, and Collection of new or emerging prognostic factors) is submitted. Approximately $1.6 million per year is available. Current Closing Date for Applications: February 21, 2017.

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