Joint Statement to Reengage Cancer Screening and Treatment

Joint Statement to Reengage Cancer Screening and Treatment

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network and the American Cancer Society are leading a nationwide effort to resume appropriate cancer screening and treatment to prevent excess deaths. A joint statement was released on January 28, 2021, with 76 organizations uniting to express awareness and urgency around the issue, remind the public that cancer still poses a major threat to people’s health, and to talk with a healthcare provider about safely resuming routine cancer screenings.

Below please find the joint statement from this leading coalition as well as resources to help you promote this national effort. Resources include a fact sheet informing on relevant data and emerging trends, and other communications templates to help your organization get started.


Resuming Cancer Screening Joint Statement Letter from 76 Organizations

American Cancer Society Press Release About the Joint Statement

Resuming Cancer Screening Fact Sheet