80% Colon Cancer Screening Project

About This Grant:

This project will implement multi component interventions to increase colon cancer screening rates as recommended by the CDC Community Guide. Winthrop Family Medicine, Augusta Family Medicine and Gardiner Family Practices in partnership with MaineGeneral's Prevention center will increase colon cancer screening rates in these 3 practices to 80% by implementing new practice workflows including the use of Community Health Workers who will address barriers to screening with patients.

 

$99,627
2017
Colorectal Cancer
Screening

MAINE CANCER FOUNDATION GRANTS TO THIS ORGANIZATION:

Year Grant Title Category Amount Grant Recipient
2017 80% Colon Cancer Screening Project Colorectal Cancer, Screening $99,627 MaineGeneral Health
2017 Reducing Barriers to Cancer Care for Low Income, Rural Residents of Kennebec and Somerset County Patient Navigation, Patient Support, Prevention, Screening $161,562 MaineGeneral Health
2016 Expansion of the Role of Community Health Workers to Increase Colon Cancer Screening Rates Colorectal Cancer, Screening $29,937 MaineGeneral Health