Funding Opportunity Application Deadline May 17, 2017

FUNDING OPPORTUNITY: American Cancer Society to Issue Dedicated American indian and Alaska Native Funding Opportunity for Colorectal Cancer Screening

The American Cancer Society has released a new funding opportunity to support increased colorectal cancer screening in American Indian and Alaska Native communities.

Through this opportunity, the Society will award five grants in amounts up to $100,000 ($50,000/year for 2 years) to eligible tribal health organizations and organizations serving the health needs of American Indian and Alaska Native communities to support the implementation of colorectal cancer screening projects.

The funding will support the grantee’s efforts to improve colorectal cancer outcomes and decrease disparities.  This funding opportunity is open to all tribal health organizations and organizations serving the healthcare needs of American Indian and Alaska Native communities in the United States.

The formal application process opened March 27, 2017 and will close May 17, 2017.

Questions about the application process should be directed to SPO@cancer.org.

Find more information, including application materials here:  http://nccrt.org/american-indian-and-alaska-native-funding-opportunity/.

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WEBINAR -- Cancer Coalition Identity, Branding, and Marketing -- Presented by American Cancer Society in partnership with the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors -- Wednesday, September 20, 2017 3 p.m. EDT -- SAVE THE DATE

Spirit of EAGLES National Conference "Changing Patterns of Cancer in Native Communities" - September 21 - 24, 2017 - Niagra Falls, NY - For more information regarding the conference, visit www.nativeamericanprograms.net or contact Marcy Averill at averill.marcy@mayo.edu.

Tenth AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically UnderservedSeptember 25-28, 2017, Sheraton Atlanta Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia - The AACR Cancer Health Disparities conferences advance the understanding and, ultimately, help to eliminate the disparities in cancer that represent a major public health problem in our country. By promoting the exchange of novel ideas and information between a wide range of professionals from academia, industry, government, and the community, these conferences harness the potential and maximize the many opportunities for bringing research on health disparities from bench to bedside or community, and back again. The goals of these conferences have been to bring together scientists and other professionals working in a variety of disciplines to discuss the latest findings in the field and to stimulate the development of new research in cancer health disparities. Make plans now to join us for this exciting program. - Continuing Medical Education Activity AMA PRA Category 1  CreditsTM available

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