The MDPH Cancer Care Coordination Program (CCP) is funded by federal and state resources to increase breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening rates in Massachusetts. The CCP works toward this goal by:
- Providing cancer screening and diagnostic services, case management, and patient navigation to underserved populations
- Increasing public awareness about breast, cervical, and colorectal health
- Offering professional development opportunities and quality improvement opportunities for clinical providers and community health workers
Click on the links below to learn more.
- Resources for Patients
The CCP offers patient education and navigation to cancer screening and diagnostic services in select communities in Massachusetts.
- To find a licensed mammography site near you, please visit the Massachusetts Mammography Project website. You can search facilities by ZIP code, and find information including address, hours of operation, cost, accessibility accommodations, and language resources.
- Resources for Providers
The CCP sponsors professional development opportunities for clinical providers around cancer screening guidelines and care. The CCP has also developed patient education materials that are available for free from the Massachusetts Health Promotion Clearinghouse.
- Resources for Community Health Workers
The CCP supports the statewide CHW certification initiative and offers many professional development and networking opportunities for community health workers.
- Cancer Screenings
Learn about which cancer screenings are right for you.
This information is provided by the Cancer Care Coordination Program within the Department of Public Health.