The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) state-based cancer programs play an indispensable role in the prevention, detection, and treatment of cancer. In other words, they save lives. Nearly half of cancer deaths can be prevented and the substantial cost of the treatment of advanced disease could be reduced through the use of existing evidence-based prevention and early detection strategies supported by CDC’s cancer programs.  education and early screening, both of which are supported by these CDC programs. For FY 2021, OVAC requests the following funding levels for these proven programs…