Primary Prevention

Goal: To Reduce the Incidence of Preventable Cancers

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Our Actionable Primary Prevention Strategy

Primary prevention of cancer consists of actions taken by individuals, communities, institutions, and governments to protect against the occurrence of cancer. This includes promotion of measures that reduce the risk of developing cancer and empowering Ohioans to make informed decisions.

Prevention strategies include vaccination, healthy lifestyles, tobacco cessation, exposure to environmental carcinogens, cancer genetics.

Priority Objective: HPV

HPV is the 2017-2018 priority objective under the Primary Prevention component of The Ohio Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan 2015-2020 (Cancer Plan).

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We Always Welcome New Members

Together, we can achieve more. New members and fresh ideas are always welcome! OPCC will achieve far greater success than could be accomplished by individual organizations working alone.