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About NWFCCC

Northwest Florida's leading resource for the people and families affected by cancer

We are the Northwest Florida Cancer Control Collaborative, but feel free to call us NWFCCC!

We have made finding reliable, up-to-date information on cancer prevention, treatment, and survivorship easy. It is right here on our site, along with information about accessing cancer care and support services, Florida's cancer-fighting initiatives, and how you can get involved with our cause.

Who We Are

We are volunteer professionals from local healthcare facilities, government agencies, community organizations, and advocacy groups. We are concerned community members who know what it means for individuals and families to be touched by cancer. We are united to combat the suffering caused by this disease.

NWFCCC was established in 2001 with funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). We are one of the six Florida Regional Cancer Control Collaboratives operating under the Department of Health’s Florida Comprehensive Cancer Control Program.

Our division serves residents of Bay, Calhoun, Escambia, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Liberty, Leon, Madison, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Taylor, Wakulla, Walton, and Washington Counties.

Our Mission

NWFCCC works to reduce the burden of cancer on area residents by increasing access to cancer information and services, by developing and implementing cancer control projects for the public and healthcare professionals, and by promoting awareness of prevention and early detection practices.

Our Goals

Priority 1

Coordinate the efforts of public and private stakeholders in implementing cancer control activities statewide

Priority 2

Encourage Floridians to practice the healthy behaviors associated with prevention of cancer and risk reduction

Priority 3

Help Floridians access reliable health information and services for timely and effective detection, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer

Priority 4

Assist Floridians affected by cancer in accessing appropriate services for quality of life, palliative care, and survivorship support

Our Team

The NWFCCC is governed by bylaws and activities that are led by a team that includes a Coordinator, Chair, and committees.

Coordinator

Dr. Patsy Barrington, MCHES, CWWS
Regional Coordinator, NWFCCC

Chair

Brittany Perkins, MS, CLC
Chair, NWFCCC

Assistant

Jordan Potje, MS
Assistant, NWFCCC

NWFCCC Presents A monthly update for Florida's fight against cancer

If you would like to receive one monthly email with information about cancer prevention, treatment, and survivorship, SUBSCRIBE here! We will also include information on upcoming meetings and workshops.

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