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The Cancer Section at the Indiana Department of Health leads the cancer control effort in Indiana by providing resources and partnering with organizations and communities across Indiana. Together we are working to reduce the cancer burden for all Hoosiers.

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Indiana Comprehensive Cancer Control

Established in 1998, NCCCP provides the funding, guidance and technical assistance that programs use to design and implement impactful, strategic and sustainable plans to prevent and control cancer. NCCCP currently supports all 50 states, the District of Columbia, 7 U.S.-associated pacific islands/territories and 8 tribes and tribal organizations.

Comprehensive Cancer Control Program

Comprehensive cancer control, as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is “a collaborative process through which a community pools resources to reduce the burden of cancer that results in risk reduction, early detection, better treatment, and enhanced survivorship.”

How is Comprehensive Cancer Control Accomplished?

Comprehensive cancer control is led by the Indiana Department of Health, Cancer Section. Bringing together and actively involving concerned citizens and key stakeholders to provide a framework for assessing and addressing the cancer burden by:

  • Enhancing infrastructure and resources for planning and implementation
  • Mobilizing statewide support
  • Using data and research to assess the cancer burden
  • Developing broad partnerships of public and private stakeholders
  • Developing a plan to address the cancer burden
  • Evaluating outcomes and the collaborative process

The Indiana Department of Health (IDOH) leads cancer control efforts in Indiana. Through the Indiana Comprehensive Cancer Control Program, IDOH provides leadership and support for the Indiana Cancer Consortium. The Indiana Cancer Consortium is a statewide network of public and private partnerships whose mission is to reduce the cancer burden in Indiana through the development, implementation and evaluation of a comprehensive plan that addresses cancer across the continuum from prevention through palliation.

Cancer Data

For the latest information regarding the cancer burden in Indiana, view Indiana Facts and Figures,

The Indiana Cancer Facts and Figures is the sixth iteration of our state’s comprehensive report on the burden of cancer. This report provides timely and accurate data for the state of Indiana, covering a wide variety of current cancer issues and trends, including cancer incidence, mortality, and survival statistics as well as information on decreasing the risk of cancer, cancer symptoms, risk factors, early detection, treatment, and survivorship.


Indiana Department of Health
Indiana Comprehensive Cancer Control Program
2 N. Meridian St., 6-B
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Phone: 317-234-2945
Fax: 317-233-7805