IOWA CITY, IOWA (July 12, 2023) — The Iowa Cancer Consortium, Iowa’s statewide comprehensive cancer coalition, was awarded a $70,000 sponsorship by biotechnology company Genentech. The sponsorship will support equity training and programmatic initiatives to equitably reduce the cancer burden in Iowa.

IOWA CITY, IOWA (January 26, 2023) — The Iowa Cancer Consortium released the Iowa Cancer Plan (2023-2027), a five-year plan for Iowa’s cancer-control community to address cancer issues in Iowa. Cancer remains the second leading cause of death in Iowa. Based on data from the Iowa Cancer Registry, in 2023 there are projected to be 22,000 Iowans diagnosed with cancer and 6,300 cancer deaths in Iowa.