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There are four units responsible for the NJDOH cancer initiatives:
Epidemiology Services (CES) is
responsible for the New Jersey State Cancer Registry, collection and
analysis of cancer statistics, cancer patterns and trends, and cancer
- New Jersey Cancer
Education and Early Detection Program (NJCEED)
provides breast, cervical, colorectal and prostate cancer education,
outreach, screenings, case management and follow-up services to low-income,
uninsured and underinsured residents of the state.
- New Jersey Commission on Cancer
Research (NJCCR) was established
in 1983 to promote and fund innovative cancer research into the causes,
prevention and treatment of cancer, and to bring the benefits of
such research to patients in New Jersey through education and outreach.
- Office of Cancer Control and
Prevention (OCCP) is dedicated
to implementing the New Jersey
Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan by coordinating statewide and local
activities designed to reduce
the incidence, illness and death due to cancer in New Jersey.