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The Virginia Comprehensive Cancer Control Program's Mission Previous Page

The Virginia Comprehensive Cancer Control Program's (VACCCP) mission is to reduce the incidence, morbidity, and mortality of all cancers through prevention, early detection, treatment, and rehabilitation. VACCCP is working towards accomplishing its mission by developing partnerships, delivering health information, providing training, and shaping policy. The work conducted by the VACCCP and our community partners is guided by the Virginia Cancer Plan and includes activities that:

  • Encourage people to live a healthier lifestyle,
  • Promote cancer screening tests,
  • Increase access to cancer care, and
  • Improve the quality of life for cancer survivors

Did you know?

    According to American Cancer Society, in 2012:
  • An estimated 41,380 Virginians have been newly diagnosed with cancer.
  • 14,610 newly diagnosed Virginians are estimated to have died.
  • Sixty-eight percent (68%) of all Virginia cancer survivors are expected to live for at least five years after diagnosis.

The Cancer Action Coalition of Virginia (CACV) Previous Page

VACCCP partners with the Cancer Action Coalition of Virginia (CACV), a statewide network of partners, who helped produce the 2013–2017 Virginia Cancer Plan to address the burden of cancer in Virginia by implementing goals, objectives and strategies outlined in the Virginia Cancer Plan. To learn more about how to get involved visit:

Tobacco Use Control Project (TUCP) Previous Page

Tobacco use increases the risk for many cancers. The Virginia Tobacco QuitLine is a free service that helps Virginians quit smoking and using tobacco. For more information visit:

The Tobacco Use Control Project (TUCP) Quit Now Virginia, a Tobacco User QuitLine.

Tell Us What You're Doing Previous Page

It is essential that our partner organizations and potential partners be engaged in the process of documenting the success and progress of their hard work in addressing the burden of cancer in the Commonwealth.

Please access the Virginia Cancer Plan Activity Tracking form to document your organization's activity online at:

For questions about the Comprehensive Cancer Control Program, please contact Christina Benton at 804-864-7720 or


Last Updated: 12-04-2014

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