DATA RESOURCES SUMMARY

CANCER PLAN MINNESOTA

Cancer Plan Minnesota 2011-2016
23 objectives spanning the full cancer control continuum along with related strategies and measures.

Cancer Plan Minnesota Progress Report, 2016
Current data on the measures included in Cancer Plan Minnesota 2011-2016.

Listening Session Summary
Key issues identified by those who participated in one of 34 “listening sessions” and/or submitted an online feedback form.


CANCER DATA

Minnesota Cancer Facts and Figures 2015
An overview of cancer incidence, mortality, and survival rates in Minnesota, both overall and by type of cancer. Includes data about racial and ethnic disparities as well as geographic differences in cancer. Also includes information about screening rates and key risk factors for cancer (including smoking, nutrition, physical activity and obesity).


HEALTH EQUITY

2015 Health Equity of Care Report
MN Community Measurement report that highlights differences in health care outcomes between patient populations and geographic regions in Minnesota. Includes data on five clinical quality measures, including colorectal cancer screening. The report underscores. . .

Advancing Health Equity
Minnesota Department of Health Report to the Legislature that summarizes recommendations for advancing health equity throughout Minnesota. The report underscores the important role that social factors and conditions play in determining health status. Recommendations highlight the roles that multiple sectors – including housing, transportation and education – can play in promoting health equity. Includes background information on populations experiencing health disparities along with data on specific inequities, such as overall mortality, obesity, income, home ownership, health insurance, and more.


STRATEGY

Community Guide
Community Preventive Services Task Force guide that includes systematic reviews of the effectiveness of various interventions designed to increase breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening; prevent skin cancer; and promote informed decision making for cancer screening. In addition, the Community Guide includes reviews of interventions related to nutrition, physical activity, obesity, tobacco, vaccination, and other topics that may inform the workgroups’ discussions of potential cancer-prevention strategies.