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Implementing Evidence-based Practices

Looking for resources to help you plan effective programs? Check out our new section on Implementing Evidence-based Practices here!

 

Success Stories

Check out all of the great things UCAN members have done to decrease the burden of cancer in Utah by visiting our new "Success Stories" page at ucan.cc/success_stories!

 

This month, we're featuring Comunidades Unidas! Click here to read their story!

 

Each month we'll feature a different success, so be sure to submit your story to kwilcoxson@utah.gov. Click here to see the guidelines for submitting a story.

 

 

Utah Community Cancer Resource Guide 2012

The Huntsman Cancer Institute and UCAN have released the 2012 Utah Community Cancer Resource Guide!

This guide holds a lot of great information for cancer survivors and their loved ones. Topics include support groups and financial assistance among other things.

To view or download the guide, click here.

 

Click here to view or download the guide in Spanish.

 

Wear sunscreen to protect your skin!

Utah has one of the two highest rates of new melanoma skin cancer cases in the country. To protect your skin from the sun, be sure to wear sunscreen, cover up, and find shade.

 

Click here to learn more about skin cancer and how to protect your skin!

 

 

Have you tested your home?

Winter is a great time to test your home for radon! Do you know what radon is? Have you tested your home for it? Follow these steps to help keep your family safe from radon:

1. Test your home for radon gas.

2. If your test results are 4 pCi/L or higher, fix your home by installing a radon mitigation system in order to lower the levels of radon.

Learn more about radon here!

 

Utah's State Cancer Plan


Utah's Comprehensive Cancer Prevention and Control Plan for 2011-2015 is now available online!

Click here to download a copy.

To see a summary of the changes made to the June 2013 version of the plan, please click here.

 

Cancer Research License Plate

Did you know you can get a license plate showing your support for cancer research? Check it out here!

 

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