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Cancer

 Learn more about cancer programs at the state. In Colorado, 1 in 2 men and 2 in 5 women will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime.

Cancer prevention funding opportunities

  • Find and apply for cancer prevention and early detection grant funding.

Cancer in Colorado

  • The 2021-2025 Colorado Cancer Plan provides a clear set of goals, objectives, and strategies across the cancer continuum of care: prevention, screening and early detection, treatment, and survivorship. It calls for addressing the risk factors for cancer by reducing obesity and tobacco use, improving the built environment, and integrating health systems to improve the quality of care and survivorship.

The Colorado Cancer Coalition

  • Statewide partnerships are integral to accomplishing the goals set out in the Cancer Plan. The Colorado Cancer Coalition is a valued partner in implementing the work of the Cancer Plan and the Colorado Comprehensive Cancer Control Program.Cancer control continuum
  • Tips and resources from prevention, screening, and early detection, diagnosis, and treatment, through survivorship.

Colorado Cancer Registery

Women's Wellness Connection (WWC)

Related programs

  • The Breast and Cervical Cancer Program (BCCP) is a program for patients who have been diagnosed with breast or cervical cancer. BCCP also covers breast and cervical conditions that may lead to cancer if not treated.

Clinical Quality Improvement

  • The Cancer, Cardiovascular, and Pulmonary Disease (CCPD) Grant Program aims to reduce chronic disease in Colorado by providing a comprehensive approach focusing on prevention, early detection, and treatment for cancer, cardiovascular disease, and chronic pulmonary disease.
  • The Community Health Worker Workforce Development Initiative (formerly the Health Navigator Workforce Development Initiative) aims to define competencies and standardize training for unlicensed Community Health Workers, introduce voluntary credentialing and a Health Navigator Registry, and engage partners to promote sustainability of the Community Health Worker workforce in Colorado.