Objective 2: Screening

objective2

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


Go to:
– Spotlight Video
– Updates
– Supporting documents
– Latest news
– Measures


SPOTLIGHT VIDEO


UPDATES

A group has formed to work on this objective. They are currently working on strategy 2.1, partnering with community organizations to develop culturally appropriate cancer screening education and outreach programs to reduce disparities. Contact Jane Doe (jane.doe@email.com) to get involved.


SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS

Original Cancer Plan Detection workgroup issue statement on this objective.

Detection workgroup page.


LATEST NEWS

Familial Risk and Colorectal Cancer Screening Webinar to be held 12/8

Examining patterns and trends in breast cancer disparities


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%