Cancer — Resources for Providers

Return to Regular Screenings

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many New Yorkers delayed or avoided their cancer screenings. The Commissioner is now urging all New Yorkers to return to regular screenings.

Cancer is the second-leading cause of death in the city, but many cancers are preventable. The most effective ways to prevent cancer are through screenings and reducing patients’ risk factors.

Learn more about cancer prevention resources available in the city.

Health Department Cancer Prevention and Control Programs

Screening Locations for Referrals

NYC Colorectal Cancer Screening Recommendations

Cancer-related Action Kits for Providers

  • Colonoscopy Patient Navigator Guide (PDF)
  • Direct Referral for Colonoscopy (PDF)
  • Alcohol Screening & Brief Intervention Action Kit
  • HPV Vaccine Action Kit
  • Tobacco Quit Kit
  • Obesity Action Kit
  • Diabetes Action Kit
  • Patient Resources

    Additional Resources