The BCCHEC is a diverse group of public health professionals and representatives of non-profits, community-based, faith-based, academic, federally qualified health centers, and hospitals that come together on a quarterly basis to address cancer and associated health disparities.  

Its mission and vision are to significantly prevent and reduce cancer and promote health equity in Baltimore City by:

  • Promoting access to the highest quality of education, prevention, screening, treatment, advocacy, and research across the continuum of care
  • Promoting data-driven efforts to identify and reduce disparities
  • Coordinating, facilitating, and supporting cancer control activities

If you would like to join the cancer coalition please e-mail us.


Although screening is the best way to decrease your risk of colon cancer, you also can improve your overall health and decrease your risk if you:

What You Can Do To Lower CRC Risk

Screening in Baltimore City

To find out about local cancer screening programs free to those without insurance, please contact:


Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Maryland Comprehensive Cancer Control Program

American Cancer Society

National Cancer Institute

Inside Cancer

Susan G. Komen


Colon Cancer Alliance

Maryland Tobacco Quitline

Screen my colon video (Spanish)

Screen my colon video (English)

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