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Title of Project: Colorectal Cancer Roundtable

Project Description:

The purpose of this project is to establish a Colorectal Cancer (CRC) Roundtable (RT) in Utah to assist the state in meeting its 80% CRC screening by 2018 goal. The project will involve three parts. The first part is the establishment of a Steering Committee that will provide guidance, vision, and oversight, as well as leadership of the RT. The second part is the establishment of the an ongoing committee (RT) that will implement the work determined by the Steering Committee. The work will be determined at a summit in early 2017.

Project Lead: Shay Bilinski; American Cancer Society;
Work plan (PDF):
Timeframe: May 2016-May 2017
Meeting info:
State Cancer Plan Priority Area being addressed:  Cancer Screening
Goal: Increase the number of Utahns who receive recommended cancer screenings.
Strategy: Strategy A: Increase the number of Utahns who receive recommended cancer screenings in health care settings through evidence-based strategies and policy change.

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