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North Central Florida Cancer Control Collaborative

Did you know that the highest cancer mortality rates in Florida are concentrated in the North Central Florida region? Improving access to cancer care and reducing the burden of cancer on residents in the region is the primary purpose of the North Central Florida Cancer Control Collaborative (NCFCCC).

Members of NCFCCC include safety net healthcare facilities (i.e., Federally-Qualified Health Centers, county health departments, rural health clinics), primary care practices, hospices, hospitals, government agencies and a variety of community stakeholder groups.

Through online training presentations, successful grant applications, regional cancer data, and The Cancer Resource Guide of North Central Florida, NCFCCC supports the region’s cancer community with resources, networking opportunities and education.

The Cancer Resource Guide of North Central Florida

Compiled by WellFlorida Council and NCFCCC, The Cancer Resource Guide of North Central Florida lists support groups, community and caregiver resources, financial support services and tobacco cessation activities throughout the region. Organizations are encouraged to log on to the site and post their cancer related resources to share with the community. Healthcare professionals and cancer patients, survivors and caregivers will find helpful resources such as summer camps for children with cancer; sources for breast prosthesis and wigs; and medical assistance for individuals who are uninsured or under-insured, including low cost/no cost mammograms. Locate resources for these needs and more on the website www.CancerResourceGuideNCF.org.

Upcoming Events:

Free Webinar: COVID-19: What People With Cancer Need to Know

On April 15th from 12PM – 1PM, join the NCFCCC in collaboration with the UF Health Cancer Center and Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered (FORCE) for a webinar where speaker Dr. Merry Jennifer Markham will discuss what patients with cancer and their caregivers need to know about COVID-19 and about how to best navigate their cancer care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Missed the Free Webinar Cancer in the Time of Coronavirus?

Watch it below!

This webinar was held live on Friday, April 3rd from 2PM – 3PM in collaboration with Florida Cancer Control and Research Advisory Council (CCRAB) and UF Health Cancer Center for information on how to best navigate cancer treatment and survivorship during the coronavirus pandemic. It was hosted by Dr. Christopher Cogle from CCRAB and Dr. Amar Kelker from the University of Florida.

North Central Florida Cancer Control Collaborative Documents

Download the NCFCCC Brochure

Download the NCFCCC Strategic Plan

Download the NCFCCC Bylaws

Florida Department of Health Comprehensive Cancer Control Program Guiding Documents

View the Florida Comprehensive Cancer Control Program

 Download the 2015 Florida Cancer Control and Research Plan

Get the region’s latest cancer report

The North Central Florida Cancer Report 2020 includes a wide range of cancer data, including crude death rates, an epidemiologic profile, cancer incidence rates for all cancers, hospital discharges and more. The report is produced by WellFlorida and covers the NCFCCC region.

Download the  North Central Florida Cancer Report 2020.

Read about NCFCCC

Keep up with recent press releases regarding NCFCCC on the WellFlorida website

Watch a video

View a video montage on the experiences of rural cancer patients and survivors in North Central Florida.