Cancer is a broad topic! Listed below are programs and resources that congregations can use to help prevent cancer and to offer support to people with cancer.
Partnering for Life provides church leaders with the resources and information needed to organize cancer awareness and health promotion programs and activities. Targets African American congregations.
Nine congregations partnered with the National Black Leadership in Cancer, the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center and The American Cancer Society to identify effective faith-based activities and information for congregants. The Network piloted “The Choice is Yours” series—a monthly insert for Church bulletins that augmented commentary from the Pastor on the first Sunday of the month. This “Resource Tool-Kit” is a compendium
of resources to help health ministries develop additional programs and
activities on cancer-related topics.
Healthfinder.gov is a web site by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services where you will find information and tools that you can trust to help you and those you care about stay healthy. The cancer information page has health promotion information and links on many forms of cancer.