The WYCC is a group of nearly 200 Wyoming residents and supporters working together to promote and implement the data-driven Wyoming Cancer Plan throughout the state. The Wyoming Cancer Plan outlines goals and action steps that people in Wyoming can take to reduce the burden of cancer in the state. Some of these goals include cancer prevention, early detection, and quality of life. WYCC members are individuals interested in lessening the impact of cancer in Wyoming.
What does the WYCC Do?
The WYCC focuses on increasing awareness of the cancer burden in the state and improving outcomes for cancer patients.
Establishes and grows partnerships between individuals and organizations, enhancing partners’ abilities to help reduce the burden of cancer in Wyoming.
Provides a neutral setting for competing healthcare agencies to work together to advance common cancer control issues.
Provides funding to programs and projects that advance priorities of the Wyoming Cancer Plan.
Provides technical assistance, free or reduced-cost materials, and trainings for partners to increase cancer control work in their communities.
Who are WYCC members?
WYCC members are individuals interested in lessening the impact of cancer in Wyoming.
Members include: Health care providers, non-profit and volunteer organizations, the public health community, health plans, policy makers, cancer survivors, caregivers, and others committed to cancer prevention and control.
Responsibilities of members:
Join a workgroup. Current workgroups include: HPV Vaccination, Colorectal Cancer Screening, Childhood Cancer, Cancer Survivorship, Marketing and Recruitment. Other areas of cancer control are welcomed as workgroup focuses if there is interest from members.
Attend in-person meetings. These are held twice per year at different locations around the state. Meetings provide great opportunities to share and network with others from around the state and learn about cancer control. You also have the opportunity to help plan the meetings and ideas for meeting topics are welcomed.
Contribute to the WYCC biweekly newsletter and share resources and information about cancer-related events, potential members, and opportunities to expand our work in reducing the cancer burden.