Cancer Plan Minnesota 2025

Objective 2

Increase risk-appropriate screening for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancers

STRATEGIES

2.1 Partner with community organizations to develop culturally appropriate cancer screening education and outreach programs to reduce disparities

2.2 Encourage health care providers to use consistent messaging for patients to begin breast cancer screening and colorectal cancer screening based on personal, family history, genetic-risk and/or relevant risk factors

2.3 Share best practices on how to increase screening

2.4 Reduce financial and structural barriers to screening and diagnostic services

2.5 Encourage health care providers to recommend multiple colorectal cancer screening test options for average risk patients

SPOTLIGHT VIDEO

Originally presented at Cancer Summit Minnesota 2017, this “Spotlight” presentation is intended to be a fast-paced introduction to this objective.

UPDATES

At Cancer Summit Minnesota 2017 small groups discussed the strategies corresponding with this objective. Below are their compiled notes:

No groups were formed to discuss strategies 2.3 or 2.5 at the Summit. If you would like to work on one of these strategies please email communications@mncanceralliance.org

At the Summit attendees were also asked to make specific pledges to strategies to help move the work forward. Find the list of who committed to objective 2 strategies here (scroll down to view all the corresponding strategies).

SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS

Original Cancer Plan Detection workgroup issue statement on this objective.

Detection workgroup page.

LATEST NEWS

Original Cancer Plan Detection workgroup issue statement on this objective.

Detection workgroup page.

MEASURES

Measure: Mammography screening among women covered by Medicaid
Data Source: MN Community Measurement
Baseline: 61.5% (2015) Target: 80%

Measure: Mammography screening among women covered by other types of insurance
Data Source: MN Community Measurement
Baseline: 76.8% (2015) Target: 85%

Measure: Cervical cancer screening among women covered by Medicaid
Data Source: MN Community Measurement
Baseline: 61.6% (2015) Target: 80%

Measure: Cervical cancer screening among women covered by other types of insurance
Data Source: MN Community Measurement
Baseline: 74.2% (2015) Target: 80%

Measure: Colorectal cancer screening among men and women covered by Medicaid
Data Source: MN Community Measurement
Baseline: 53.9% (2015) Target: 74%

Measure: Colorectal cancer screening among men and women covered by other types of insurance
Data Source: MN Community Measurement
Baseline: 74.3% (2015) Target: 84%