Links to comprehensive cancer control resources for public health professionals

Tobacco Control

Learn why these resources are important

Data

State Cancer ProfilesExternal link (CDC, NCI) - Statistics for prioritizing cancer control efforts

State Tobacco Activities Tracking and EvaluationExternal link (STATE) (CDC) - State-level data on tobacco use prevention and control

Collaboration

Research to RealityExternal link (NCI)

  • Interactive community of practice for discussion, learning, and enhanced collaboration around evidence-based practice

Research Synthesis

Guide to Community Preventive Services (Federally supported) - Recommendations for population-based intervention approaches

U.S Preventive Services Task Force (Federally supported) - Recommendations on screening, counseling, and preventive medications

Additional Research Evidence Reviews

Programs

Research-tested Intervention Programs (NCI, SAMHSA) - Summary statements, ratings and program materials from cancer prevention and control studies

Sample program:

  • "Programa Para Dejar de Fumar" - A Spanish language self-help guide for smokers who want to quit

Evaluation

Reach Effectiveness Adoption Implementation Maintenance (RE-AIM)External link

  • This site provides an explanation of and resources for those wanting to apply the RE-AIM framework; the RE-AIM framework is designed to enhance the quality, speed, and public health impact of efforts to translate research into practice

Plan

Guidance for Comprehensive Cancer Control Planning (CDC) - Guidance for linking research to practice
International Plans for Comprehensive Cancer ControlExternal link
US Plans for Comprehensive Cancer Control
Prevention & Care ManagementExternal link (AHRQ) - Resources and materials for linking research and practice