Kentucky Markey Cancer Control Program
multifaceted and comprehensive program, the Markey Cancer Control
Program is part of the Markey
Cancer Center at the University of
Kentucky. The Markey Cancer Control Program has four divisions, which
work together in a collegial environment that fosters collaboration,
encourages sharing of resources, and promotes quality research.
divisions receive funding from a variety of sources, including the Centers
for Disease Control and Prevention, the National
Cancer Institute, state funds, voluntary health agencies, and
private organizations. The capabilities of the four divisions are
strengthened through the leadership of Tom
Tucker, PhD, MPH, Associate Director of the Markey Cancer Control
To learn more, visit the web
sites of the four divisions of the Markey Cancer Control Program, or
download an overview
of the program (PowerPoint format).
||The Kentucky Cancer Consortium is a collaboration of multiple community-minded organizations, agencies, health professionals and concerned citizens coming together to reduce the burden of cancer in Kentucky. The Consortium coordinates the development and implementation of the Cancer Action Plan, the guiding document for cancer prevention and control in Kentucky.
The KCC provides leadership by overseeing a coordinated and integrated process for comprehensive cancer control planning, implementation and evaluation in Kentucky.
Kentucky Cancer Program serves Kentucky communities
through outreach programs and services by providing communities and health care
professionals across the state with a comprehensive, science-based
cancer control program.
KCP is a statewide network of 12 regional offices staffed
by cancer control specialists who provide local leadership on cancer
control planning and initiatives.
The Kentucky Cancer Registry
is population-based central cancer registry that monitors the incidence
and mortality of cancer in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
In 2000 KCR became part of the National Cancer
Epidemiology and End Results Program.
University of Kentucky Prevention Research Center helps to reduce the cancer
burden in Appalachian Kentucky by identifying problems and proposing
of Kentucky Markey Cancer Control Program
2365 Harrodsburg Road, Suite A230
Telephone: (859) 218-6227
Fax: (859) 219-0557
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