Going Beyond Being Lost in Transition: A Decade of Progress in Cancer Survivorship

Article from Journal of Clinical Oncology: Going Beyond Being Lost in Transition:  A Decade of Progress in Cancer Survivorship

News from the GW Cancer Center

NEW: Viral Hepatitis and Liver Cancer Awareness Social Media Toolkit – The month of May is Hepatitis Awareness Month, and May 19th is Hepatitis Testing Day. Our brand new viral hepatitis and liver cancer awareness social media toolkit is designed to help public health professionals establish a viral hepatitis and liver cancer prevention and awareness social media strategy. Download […]

Using Logic Models for Program Planning & Evaluation for Tribal Agencies

Why all the excitement about logic models?  Using logic models for program planning & evaluation for tribal agencies. Our latest webinar why all the excitement about logic models? Using logic models for program planning & evaluation for tribal agencies is now available on our YouTube page.  The presentation slides are also available here.

Spirit of Eagles Second Call for Abstracts Due May 15

Greetings from Spirit of EAGLES! We got great responses to the first Call for Abstracts and reviews are underway.  The first deadline was early, but it was required for us to start the process of making continuing education credits available for the conference.  There are additional presentation opportunities available, so we have decided to issue […]

Kris Rhodes of AICAF meets with Michael Patterson of CDC TIPS Campaign at ATCA Summit

Michael Patterson, Alaska Native, Tlingit, from Juneau, Alaska, formerly featured in one of the CDC TIPS from Former Smokers campaign presented a personal gift to Kris Rhodes, MPH, CEO of American Indian Cancer Foundation.  The gift was an Alaska Native made necklace at the Alaska Tobacco Control Alliance (ATCA) Summit in Anchorage, Alaska on Saturday, […]

Task Force recommends Interventions to Support Healthier Foods and Beverages in Schools

What is being announced? The Community Preventive Services Task Force<http://www.thecommunityguide.org/about/task-force-members.html> (Task Force) issued separate findings for four types of interventions to increase the availability of healthier meals, snacks, and beverages in schools.   1.  The Task Force recommends meal interventions and fruit and vegetable snack interventions<https://www.thecommunityguide.org/findings/obesity-meal-fruit-vegetable-snack-interventions-increase-healthier-foods-beverages-schools> to increase the availability of healthier foods and beverages […]
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NACR Native Patient Navigator Training

Native Patient Navigation Quarterly Trainings June 14-16, 2017 Registration Deadline:  May 14, 2017 17 hours (including 6 for Motivational Interviewing) (certificates upon completion) This training is offered by:  Native American Cancer Research Corporation (NACR), 1-800-537-8295 or cell:  720-987-8944 All participants need to support their own travel and lodging expenses The Registration fee is $550 per […]

Map Shows Impact of Affordable Care Act on Rates of Insured

New data from the U.S. Census Bureau present the most detailed picture yet of the dramatic rise in the number of people covered by health insurance since the Affordable Care Act went into effect. Overall, the nationwide uninsured rate dropped 7.7 percentage points for people under 65 years old between 2010 and 2015, from 18.2 […]

Upcoming Events

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FUNDING OPPORTUNITY - Empowered Communities for a Healthier Nation Initiative Funding - Deadline:  August 1, 2017, 2 p.m. PDT - The Office of Minority Health (OMH) at the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is proud to announce the new competitive cooperative agreement Funding Opportunity Announcement!  The Empowered Communities for a Healthier Nation Initiative seeks to reduce significant health disparities impacting racial and ethnic minorities and/or disadvantaged populations through implementing evidence-based strategies with the greatest potential for impact.  The program is intended to serve residents in communities disproportionately impacted by the opioid epidemic; childhood/adolescent obesity; and serious mental illness.  For more information read the full announcement.  Download the detailed funding opportunity description.  A technical assistance webinar is also available online.

Reducing Breast Cancer Disparities at the State Level:  Successes and Lessons Learned from the ASTHO Breast Cancer Learning Community - August 8, 2017, 3-4:30 p.m. EDT - REGISTER HERE

CONFERENCE - 2017 CDC National Cancer Conference, Visualizing the Future through Prevention, Innovation, and Communication - August 14-16, 2017 - Crowne Plaza Atlanta Perimeter at Ravinia, 4355 Ashford-Dunwoody Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30346 - The conference theme, "Visualizing the Future Through Prevention, innovation, and Communication," represents the opportunity for translating research into practice to improve public health.  A wide variety of local, state, territorial, federal, academic, national, and community-based cancer prevention and control programs will be represented, creating an excellent opportunity for you to meet partners from around the country.  LEARN MORE

SAVE THE DATE - CDC Conference - August 15-17, 2017 - 2017 National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media - Atlanta, Georgia - FULL DETAILS HERE.

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