Our mission is to harness the power of collaboration in reducing cancer deaths. Guided by a five-year Cancer Control Plan, we are uniquely positioned to marshal the extraordinary healthcare and community resources of the DC Metro Area in order to save lives, especially among populations where cancer diagnoses and mortality are disproportionately high.
By 2021, the DC Cancer Consortium will be widely recognized as a leader in cancer control, developing and sharing models for collaborative planning and strategies of value to municipalities and regions across the nation.
Within the framework of the Cancer Control Plan, the Consortium has five distinct roles:
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