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Goal 9: Cancer Screening Guidelines 

Increase understanding of and adherence to recommended cancer screening guidelines. 

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Action Steps: 

  A: Educate the public about the importance of cancer screening guidelines. 
  B: Increase screening rates among populations who are eligible. 
  C: Increase access to recommended cancer screenings. 
  D: Encourage workplaces to educate employees about regular cancer screenings. 
  E: Promote and support programs that provide free or low-cost recommended screenings to people who are uninsured or underinsured. 
  F: Encourage providers, clinics and systems to use evidence-based strategies, such as system-based patient reminder tools, to increase cancer

Data Targets: 

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