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Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan 2015-2020

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The WI CCC Plan provides a common vision for health system leaders, advocates, policy makers, and researchers working to reduce the burden of cancer in Wisconsin. Choose a Priority below to view strategies, action steps, and resources to help support your work.

Priority 2: Increase healthy, active lifestyles

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Click on one of the strategies below to find action steps for the selected strategy that you can use to implement the WI CCC Plan 2015-2020.

Strategies

Action Steps

  • Support policies and programs that increase physical activity in childcare and school settings.
  • Support policies that create built environments to encourage physical activity.
  • Support policies within worksites that encourage physical activity.
  • Engage diverse community partners to address local barriers to physical activity.
  • Improve access to and utilization of programs and resources that encourage physical activity within targeted populations.
  • Support educational campaigns that emphasize the benefits of physical activity and risks of inactivity.
  • Support policies and programs that emphasize the importance of appropriate physical activity during and after cancer treatment.

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Action Steps

  • Support policies that increase the availability and affordability of healthy foods and beverages in communities, workplaces, childcare and school settings.
  • Engage diverse community partners to address local barriers to healthy eating.
  • Support educational campaigns that emphasize the importance of healthy eating and healthy cooking in schools, communities, workplaces, and at home.
  • Support policies and programs that increase breastfeeding initiation, duration and exclusivity.
  • Support policies and programs that emphasize the importance of healthy eating during and after cancer treatment.

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  • Develop guidelines for obesity screening and intervention in primary care.
  • Train health care providers on how to identify and treat obesity in their patients.
  • Examine the feasibility of using non-physician team members for obesity management.
  • Educate parents about the importance of engaging their healthcare provider in discussions about their child’s weight.
  • Utilize electronic health records to increase screening for obesity and referral to treatment.

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