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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 3: Decrease high risk alcohol consumption

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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

  • Develop educational materials that define high risk alcohol consumption and its link to cancer.
  • Support the implementation of media campaigns to increase public awareness of the link between alcohol use and cancer.
  • Promote healthcare provider education and training on alcohol use as a risk factor for cancer.

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Action Steps

  • Increase the alcohol tax.
  • Explore state and local policies that limit availability of alcohol in public spaces.
  • Explore state and local policies that discourage high risk alcohol consumption.

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Action Steps

  • Train healthcare providers on how to screen and treat patients for high risk alcohol consumption.
  • Promote existing community resources that address high risk alcohol consumption.
  • Promote reimbursement for high risk alcohol screening and treatment.
  • Educate consumers about the availability of alcohol treatment insurance benefits.

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