The mission of the Northwest Tribal Comprehensive Cancer Program is to envision and work toward cancer-free tribal communities by taking an integrated and coordinated approach to cancer control. In collaboration with 43 Northwest tribes, the Northwest Tribal Cancer Control Project is implementing strategies that will reduce the cancer burden for American Indians and Alaskan Natives in the Northwest.
The Northwest Tribal Comprehensive Cancer Program serves the 43 federally recognized tribes in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.
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NEW Colorectal Cancer Video from the Northwest Tribal Comprehensive Cancer Program
If you are a Tribal healthcare provider or a cancer prevention advocate serving our Tribal communities in the Northwest we want your help!
The Northwest Tribal Comprehensive Cancer Program has developed a brief, 10-minute survey focused on cancer survivorship issues.
Your feedback will help our program implement targeted cancer survivorship interventions that better support your communities!
This survey is anonymous and, of course, voluntary.
Cancer Survivorship Survey for Northwest Tribal Healthcare Providers and Cancer Prevention Advocates: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NM5CFFV
If you have any questions you may email Project Director Kerri Lopez at email@example.com
In 1999, the NPAIHB was the first Tribal organization to receive a CDC Comprehensive Cancer Grant. The Northwest Tribal Comprehensive Cancer Control Project (NTCCP) was the first program to form a tribal cancer coalition covering multiple states, develop a tribal comprehensive cancer plan, design a tribal behavioral risk factor survey, and collaborate with a wide network of partners including federal, state, academic, non profit, and private industry partners.
The NTCCP provides technical assistance to tribes on tribal action plans for local cancer activities, resource information, cancer data and cancer education training through a variety of venues including the Clinical Director’s Update, Cancer 101, and Risky Business. NTCCP also participates in tribal health fairs, events, conferences, and trainings.
Since 1998, the Northwest Tribal Comprehensive Cancer Program (NTCCP) has worked to reduce the burden of cancer affecting Northwest tribal communities. This daunting task was tackled using an integrated and coordinated approach to cancer control, bridging prevention, screening and early detection, diagnosis, treatment, survivorship, and end of life care.
The Northwest Tribal Cancer Control Twenty Year Plan – Working Toward Cancer-free Tribal Communities
The Northwest Tribal Cancer Coalition meets regularly with tribal and other comprehensive cancer control partners to address:
Provide technical assistance in tribal action plan development to help promote local activities in screening, prevention, and education activities in tribal communities.
Provide cancer education training through a variety of venues including the Clinical Director’s Update, Cancer 101, Risky Business and coalition meetings.
Provide resource information to tribal communities on cancer related issues.
Project activities are funded by Cooperative Agreement No. U58 DP003935-05 of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
We look forward to hearing from you. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.
Kerri Lopez (Tolowa Tribe)
Director, NW Tribal Cancer and Western Tribal Diabetes Projects
NPAIHB “The EpiCenter”
2121 SW Broadway, Suite 300
Portland, OR 97201
Thomas M. Becker, MD, PhD, Medical Epidemiologist