What is CCRAB?

  • The Florida Cancer Control and Research Advisory Council, also known as “CCRAB,” was established by the Legislature in 1979 to advise the Legislature, Governor, and Surgeon General on how to reduce the cancer burden in Florida. CCRAB exists in Florida Statute 1004.435


  • The Council monitors cancer trends and disparities, and also evaluates and promotes effective interventions to help in cancer prevention, screening, and treatment. Additionally, the Council develops position papers on cancer-related legislation and state policy issues.



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