Cancer Plans and Reports

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Pennsylvania Cancer Plans and Reports


2013-2018 Pennsylvania Cancer Control Plan - This Plan is the guiding document for cancer prevention and control activities in Pennsylvania.  The plan was developed by the Stakeholder Leadership Team cancer coalition under the supervision of the Cancer Control, Prevention and Research Advisory Board.

PA Plan for Oncology Palliative Care - This Plan is a coordinated effort to improve palliative care programs and services for cancer patients in Pennsylvania.


2015-2016 Cancer Annual Report - Pennsylvania Cancer Control Prevention and Research Advisory Board (CAB) annual report to the Governor and General Assembly to show how state and federal funds are used for cancer control and the achievements with these funds for 2015-2016. 

Prostate Cancer Task Force Report  - In 2015, the Pennsylvania Department of Health assembled a task force of prostate health experts in public health and the medical community to address the complicated issues and challenges for prostate cancer, the most commonly diagnosed cancer among men.  While there are varying views on screening for prostate cancer, the report of the Prostate Cancer Task Force provides recommendations to the Department and General Assembly on the full spectrum from information and education to disease surveillance to medical and quality of life services to insurance coverage for such services.

The Burden of Cancer in Pennsylvania report  - This report provides information about the incidence, mortality, behavioral risks and the cost of cancer; the disease that continues to be the second leading cause of death among Pennsylvanians.