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Organized Approaches to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening

$196,033,616

Total Assistance, FY 2008 to Present
Agency: CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION, HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF
Assistance Type: COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS
Popular Name: Colorectal Cancer Screening Program
Assistance Listing Number
93.800

Objectives: The purpose of the program is to increase colorectal cancer (CRC) screening rates among an applicant-defined target population of persons 50-75 years of age within partner health system(s), defined geographical areas, or disparate populations. This program will fund implementation of evidence-based interventions (EBIs) and other strategies in partnership with health systems with the goal of instituting organized screening programs. In addition, this program will fund a small number of awardees to pay for direct screening and follow-up services for a limited number of individuals that belong to the program priority population.

 
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