CC&S – Rural Adaptation

Curriculum

Cancer Basics

PDF opens in new tab. Cancer Basics introduces information about what cancer is and how it spreads, and explains common cancer-related medical words. This section also presents common responses to receiving a cancer diagnosis, as well as ways to provide support.

Cancer Prevention

PDF opens in new tab. The Cancer Prevention & Self-Care module discusses the importance of self-care and healthy choices. Participants will be able to identify cancer risk factors and ways to help prevent cancer.

Cancer Screening

PDF opens in new tab. This module reinforces the importance of early detection. The module highlights recommended screening exams that can prevent or detect cancer early. Participants are also provided with questions to ask their doctor about cancer screening.

Handouts

Each link below opens a one-to-two page document with information related to the title topic.

Facilitator Guide

Please contact Cody Fredrick cfredrick@uwcarbone.wisc.edu for more information about the Facilitator Guide.

More Materials

Rural Cancer Disparities Project

The Rural Cancer Disparities Project works to reduce disparities in the cancer burden experienced in rural communities.

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Spirit of EAGLES

The Spirit of EAGLES is an American Indian and Alaska Native Leadership Initiative on Cancer focused on eliminating cancer disparities using a community-based participatory research approach.

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Wisconsin County Cancer Profiles

In 2013 and 2016 CHDI profiled each of Wisconsin’s 72 counties and reviewed cancer outcomes and risk factors, as well as other determinants of health.

Find Your County