Special Achievement in GIS Award

2017 SAG Award Winners

Breast & Cervical Health Coalition

Project Goal

The goal of the Breast and Cervical Cancer Coalition project was to identify areas of our state where there are opportunities to focus collective resources to increase breast cancer screening rates.
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Business Problem Solved

We identified the best opportunity for collaborative work through mapping of cancer screening indicators, predictive analysis, engagement of community partners and local outreach and surveys to ensure local engagement and increased use of mobile mammography to increase breast cancer screening rates.

Technology Implemented

General mapping, predictive analysis and surveys

Development Team Biography

Cheley Grigsby, State of Alaska Program Manager, Breast and Cervical Health; Julia Thorsness, State of Alaska Comprehensive Cancer Control Program Coordinator; Kim Marcuuci, South Central Foundation Screening Manager; all members of the Breast Cancer Coalition.

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