Issue Briefs

Our Issue Briefs explore topics of interest within the scope of the Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Control Program.

Looking for an Issue Brief that is not below? Would you like to author an Issue Brief? Contact Sarah Kerch, Program Director, at [email protected] or 608-262-8599.

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Recent Issue Briefs: 

February 2020: Medical Marijuana in Wisconsin: A Cancer Perspective

January 2019: Palliative Care: Improving the Quality of Life of All Wisconsin Cancer Patients (updated edition; orig. published November 2017)

August 2018: The Increasing Burden of Liver Cancer in Wisconsin

September 2017: Oral Cancer Trends in Wisconsin, 1995-2014

May 2017: The Cost of Cancer: Policy and Programmatic Considerations

September 2015: Physical Activity's Connection to Cancer: Policy & System Opportunities to Reduce Cancer in Wisconsin

March 2015: Ultraviolet Radiation and Wisconsin: Opportunities to Reduce Wisconsin Youth Exposure

January 2015: Lung Cancer Risk and Radon in Wisconsin: The Need for Increased Testing and Improved Reporting

December 2014: Trends in Cancer Incidence and Mortality Rates in Wisconsin, 1995-2010

September 2014: The Decline in Smoking in Wisconsin: 50 Years of Progress and Emerging New Challenges

June 2014: Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Related Cancers and Vaccination Coverage in Wisconsin

March 2014: Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates in Wisconsin

February 2014: Equal Access to Oral Cancer Treatments for Wisconsin Cancer Patients