Cancer Prevention in Action

Community Cancer Prevention in Action (CPiA) is a New York State Department of Health program supporting local cancer prevention and risk reduction interventions using a policy, systems and environmental (PSE) change approach.

What are the CPiA Goals?

Get the facts. Reduce the risk. Spread the word.

Grantees work to change their local community environment to decrease exposure to ultraviolet radiation; increase cancer screening rates for colorectal, breast and cervical cancers; and increase awareness of and support for other cancer prevention PSE changes.

Grantees conduct education and mobilize their communities to:

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What are the CPiA Results?

Find a Local Grantee

CPiA contractors serve 11 counties across the state: