Tools for Cancer Plan Assessment, Development and Monitoring

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 9:00am to 10:00am

Comprehensive Cancer Control plan is a living blueprint for each state, tribe, US Territory and Pacific Island Jurisdiction's cancer control efforts. Plan development, revision and monitoring require substantial efforts in coordination and information gathering.  

This webinar highlighted CDC's Cancer Plan Self-Assessment Tool, the CDC's findings on plan-related performance measures and New York State Comprehensive Cancer Control Program's online dashboard tracking progress towards long-term Cancer Plan goals and objectives. In addition, The GW Cancer Institute briefly introduced upcoming​ technical assistance resources related to state cancer planning.​

This webinar introduced  audiences to tools and guidance available:

  • Identify elements of a solid Cancer Plan
  • Describe how Comprehensive Cancer Control programs have progressed in meeting the CDC's plan-related performance measures
  • Describe ways to track long-term plan progress 
  • Identify major national health priorities that programs could align with in their Plans 
  • Discuss goals that other programs have included in their Cancer Plans

Angela R. Moore, MPH, Program Evaluation and Partnership Team Lead

Angela Moore joined CDC’s Division of Cancer Prevention and Control in 2007 and is currently the Program Evaluation and Partnership Team Lead within the Comprehensive Cancer Control Branch.  The Program Evaluation and Partnership Team engages in program evaluation studies, monitors and provides technical assistance to grantees and participates in the branch’s partnership sustainability efforts.  Her current project and research interests are related to: partnership sustainability, evaluation capacity building, utilization focused evaluation and cancer survivorship.



Gina O’Sullivan, MPH, Evaluation Specialist, Bureau of Chronic Disease Evaluation and Research, Division of Chronic Disease Prevention, New York State Department of Health

Gina O’Sullivan, MPH, is an Evaluation Specialist in Bureau of Chronic Disease and Research at the New York State Department of Health.  She has been with the Department since 2008.  In her current role, she provides program evaluation support for comprehensive cancer control program initiatives and also serves as data manager and analyst for a CDC-funded cancer screening registry demonstration project.  Prior to working at the Department, Ms. O’Sullivan worked as the Research Coordinator for the Section of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology at the Boston University School of Medicine.  Ms. O’Sullivan earned her Master of Public Health from Boston University in 2007.