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Concerned Citizens To Combat Cancer

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Causes: Cancer, Education, Health, Literacy, Remedial Reading & Encouragement

Mission: Exclusively charitable and educational purposes within the meaning of section 501c3 of the irs code. Concerned citizens to combat cancer, inc. Is a 501(c)3 organization representing various community service agencies and individuals united in their desires to reduce the high rate of cancer incidence and mortality among the underserved population in the state of florida. The means to accomplish this mission will be by providing educational and informational workshops, distribution of literatures and videos about cancer risks, preventions, screenings and treatment options and providing screening opportunities to detect cancer. Clinical trial awareness to all suffering from some form of cancer.

Programs: Human services programs, general/other: concerned citizens to combat cancer, inc. Has provided health information regarding prostate cancer to more than 5000 minority men. The organization was successful in educating health professionals and advocates about the benefits of clinical trials. Worked in conjunction with central florida medical society to educate about clinical trials as well as sister network orlando chapter. In addition, health information on changing lifestyle habits: including diet and physical activities was distributed to people in disadvantages communities. High blood pressure and prostate information was provided to minority people and the risk of tobacco use information was distributed to minority youth in disadvantaged communities through posters and p. S. As. Certified instructor for triple touch ii with american cancer society, inc. And certified trainer for the chronic disease self-management program w/florida hospital and stanford university. Colorectal screenings education to people working with morehouse school of medicine's community prevention department.

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