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    State of Maryland Cancer Related Web Sites

    State of Maryland Web sites primarily describe the mission, scope, and activities of agencies of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene that are involved either directly or indirectly in cancer surveillance, prevention, programs, etc. Included are state programs dealing with cancer-related behavior and geographic information systems.

    Center for Cancer Prevention and Control
    The mission of the Center for Cancer Prevention and Control (CCPC) is to reduce the burden of cancer in Maryland by:

    • ​Providing guidance, support and funding for effective cancer programs;
    • Fostering collaboration among partners; and
    • Evaluating outcomes through data collections and analysis. 

    Maryland Cancer Registry​
    The Maryland Cancer Registry within the MDH Center for Cancer Surveillance and Control is a computerized data system that registers all cases of reportable human cancers (and benign central nervous system tumors) diagnosed or treated in Maryland.

    Maryland Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan
    The Maryland Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan (MCCCP) is a resource for all Marylanders on cancer control topics. It is also a guide for health professionals who are involved in planning, directing, implementing, evaluating, or performing research on cancer control in Maryland.

    Maryland State Council on Cancer Co​ntrol
    The State Cancer Council is an entity appointed by the Governor, charged with ensuring a coordinated public and private system of cancer control programs throughout Maryland.

    Maryland Cigarette Restitution Fund (CRF) Program​
    The CRF Cancer Prevention, Education, Screening, and Treatment Program (CPEST) provides and administers grants to local health departments and academic centers to reduce cancer mortality and cancer disparities in Maryland.

    Maryland Behavioral Risk Factor Survey (Interactive)
    The Maryland Behavioral Risk Factor Survey is a statewide telephone survey that collects information on knowledge and behavior of Maryland adults related to major health conditions.

    Maryland Hospital Discharge Database
    The Health Services Cost Review Commission collects medical information about individuals discharged from hospitals in Maryland and costs associated with hospitalization.

    Maryland Medicaid eHealth Statistics (Interactive)​
    (UMBC - CHPDM and MDH)

    Summarizes basic statistics about Maryland Medicaid recipients, including data about enrollment, eligibility, long-term care, diagnostic grouping, and number receiving services.

    Maryland Health Care Commission, Medical Care Information
    The Health Care Commission collects data on health care practitioners' services (non-hospital health care) provided to Maryland residents who have private health insurance; also contains public use files for ambulatory surgery and hospice care.

    Maryland Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Con​trol​ 
    The mission of the Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control (CCDPC) is to improve the health of Maryland residents by promoting healthy lifestyles that will reduce chronic disease.​

    Maryland Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control​
    The Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control uses a foundation of community partners, state agencies, and local health departments to implement evidence-based strategies to prevent and reduce tobacco use in the state of Maryland.  

    Maryland Vital Statistics Administration
    The MDH Vital Statistics Administration collects information from death certificates of all deaths in Maryland, including cancer deaths. The Maryland Vital Statistics Administration administers birth and death certification and develops reports summarizing mortality statistics for administrative and public health use.