PREVENTION - Tobacco Focus Group

OBJECTIVES:

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Strategies

Improve awareness of and access to evidence-based lung cancer prevention and tobacco cessation services, particularly among high-risk, underserved, rural, and low-income populations.

  • Identify geographical focus areas based on those at higher risk for lung cancer incidence and death.

  • Maintain listing and promote the work of organizations providing evidence-based tobacco cessation.

  • Create Missouri-specific educational materials about tobacco cessation.

  • Raise public awareness about Missouri Quitline services and facilitate connectivity between the Missouri Quitline and local smoking cessation programs throughout the state.

  • Compile and create training materials on tobacco and lung cancer risk to be used by trained Lung Cancer Ambassadors.

  • Build tobacco control funding legislative advocacy ask.

Strategies
  • Identify geographical focus areas based on those at higher risk for lung cancer incidence and death.

  • Maintain listing and promote the work of organizations providing evidence-based tobacco cessation.

  • Create Missouri-specific educational materials about tobacco cessation.

  • Raise public awareness about Missouri Quitline services and facilitate connectivity between the Missouri Quitline and local smoking cessation programs throughout the state.

  • Compile and create training materials on tobacco and lung cancer risk to be used by trained Lung Cancer Ambassadors.

  • Build tobacco control funding legislative advocacy ask.

Medical Team
Strategies

Strategies

  • Identify and prioritize locations in Missouri to focus outreach based on burden tobacco use and lung cancer.

  • Promote existing tobacco treatment training programs and identify gaps.

  • Apply for funding to host trainings and provide scholarships for key stakeholders to be trained.

Improve awareness of and access to evidence-based lung cancer prevention and tobacco cessation services, particularly among high-risk, underserved, rural, and low-income populations.