Rural Communities

November 21, 2022
The objective of this findings brief was to survey rural health clinic practitioners throughout the country to examine practitioner involvement in primary decision making regarding their patients' cancer treatment and survivorship care.
November 21, 2022
This webinar provided best practices for developing goals, objectives, and strategies that address both the unique challenges and strengths of rural communities.
October 12, 2022
This webinar was the second in the 4-part series, “Rural Inclusion in Comprehensive Cancer Control Planning”, designed to help Comprehensive Cancer Control Programs, coalitions, and partners meaningfully include rural in their planning processes.
July 7, 2022
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Division of Cancer Prevention and Control selected four National Comprehensive Cancer Control Program (NCCCP) award recipients (pilot sites) to conduct a pilot project, Improving the Health and Wellness of Cancer Survivors in Rural…
July 5, 2022
This webinar from the Geographic Health Equity Alliance is designed to help Comprehensive Cancer Control Programs, coalitions, and partners meaningfully include rural in their planning processes.
May 12, 2022
Hosting effective online community events and meetings in rural, remote, and Indigenous Communities can be challenging. From tools and technology to logistics and engagement, this toolkit was created to help you address some of the most common virtual meeting barriers and opportunities.
April 11, 2022
This infographic from the NIHCM Foundation explores the current state of rural health in the US, including the impact of COVID-19, access to care, and interventions to improve rural health.
March 3, 2022
This collection from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation shares key resources, research and emerging insights into the many factors that shape rural opportunity, health, and equity in America.
December 9, 2021
This website from the National Cancer Institute contains maps of cancer incidence and mortality that reveal the areas across the rural-urban continuum where the incidence and death rates from cancer are elevated.
November 16, 2021
Rural America is economically, socially, culturally, geographically, and demographically diverse. This multidimensional diversity presents complex challenges and unique opportunities related to delivering health care and improving health outcomes and health equity in rural communities.