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Reducing Lung Cancer in Missouri 

  • Meetings are held, via Zoom, on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 3:00 PM CST.

  • There are two sub-groups working on the team objectives:

    • Environmental - focused on environmental risks such as radon

    • Tobacco - Integrates with the state of Missouri's tobacco efforts

  • Please contact us for more information or to join the team's efforts.

Work In Progress
  • Coming Soon ​

  1. Promote awareness of environmental risk factors (radon and others) for the public, along with resources to address them. Support Lung Cancer Awareness Month and National Radon Action Month efforts.

  2. Provide radon educational links and resources for the general public.

  3. Coordinate a radon advocacy ask by researching and building on current or past bills, creating a model policy as needed.

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

  5. Increase access to evidence-based tobacco treatment training/certifications for providers and staff who provide primary care for high-risk patients in underserved and rural communities.

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