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The Delaware Cancer Consortium released the final progress report on its first four-year plan, Turning Commitment Into Action, in 2008; and began working on its second four-year plan.
William W. Bowser, Esq., chair of the Delaware Cancer Consortium, wrote in the introduction: "In 2002, Governor Minner commissioned a task force to report on cancer in Delaware. It led to the development of a roadmap—a four-year plan—that stated measurable goals. As we accomplished the things we set out to do, we developed clarity along the way that guided our actions."
"To say that we have done our job would be inaccurate. Cancer is a complex disease. There is still more to do." said Mr. Bowser. "As we move forward we will continue to make a difference in the lives of all Delawareans."
Among the report’s highlights:
The Consortium continued to focus on closing gaps for disparity groups.
The current report, and the previous two annual reports, are available as PDF files:
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