The findings in this study highlight the importance of using proven strategies to reduce tobacco-related death and disease in the U.S., including enhanced access to cessation services, comprehensive smoke-free policies, price increases, and high-impact mass media campaigns, in conjunction with FDA regulation of tobacco products. In 2015, about 1 in 5 U.S. adults used some […]
The Great Plains Tobacco Prevention Project developed the Sacred Willow Book to share stories about traditional tobacco. Traditional tobacco is tobacco and/or other plant mixtures grown or harvested and used by American Indians and Alaska Natives for ceremonial or medicinal purposes. There is a variety of “traditional tobacco” that the different tribes of the Great […]
November is lung cancer awareness month, an opportunity to raise awareness about the disease; combat stigma around a lung cancer diagnosis; and support patients, survivors and caregivers affected by lung cancer. Are you looking for ways to promote lung cancer awareness but don’t know where to start? The GW Cancer Center is pleased to announce […]
The GW Cancer Center is pleased to announce the release of Implementing the Commission on Cancer Standard 3.1: Patient Navigation Process: A Road Map for Comprehensive Cancer Control Professionals and Cancer Program Administrators. This CDC-funded resource was developed in response to technical assistance requests by comprehensive cancer control stakeholders to help build capacity to meet […]
We are pleased to provide the attached resource – Viral Hepatitis and Liver Cancer Social media Toolkit. This is a very useful resource used to promote the awareness of the link between hepatitis and liver cancer. May is Hepatitis Awareness Month and National Hepatitis Testing Day is on May 19, 2017. Please use this resource […]
NEW RESOURCE HERE The Cancer Surveillance Branch is pleased to announce the release of new application: United States Cancer Statistics: Data Visualizations. A user-friendly product that allows caner surveillance data to be directly and more easily accessible by public and cancer control planners. The United States Cancer Statistics (USCS) Data Visualization tool displays a subset […]
Between 2005 and 2015, five tribal communities in Michigan conducted a series of community based surveys called the American Indian Adult Tobacco Survey (AIATS). Results of these surveys revealed striking health disparities related to commercial tobacco use, including: In most communities, the average age of smoking initiation was between 13 and 15 years old. Most […]
CLICK HERE FOR FULL REPORT The Planning Committee is proud to release a report on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 2016 Cancer Summit, Looking Back and Looking Ahead: The State of Cancer Control in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities. The summit convened current and former Division of Cancer Prevention and Control […]
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WEBINAR -- "BRCA Genetics in The News: What Do I Do Next?" -- Wednesday, December 20, 2017, 8 p.m. EST. -- The webinar features Sharsheret's own Genetics Program Coordinator, Peggy Cottrell, MS, CGC, who will explore the latest critical genetics research, decode BRCA and other genetic mutations, and help us understand what steps we need to take next. A Sharsheret peer supporter will share her personal story and a live question and answer session will follow the presentation. We are proud to partner with FORCE on this presentation! To register for the webinar or to share the webinar with others in your network, CLICK HERE. Feel free to share widely. If you have any questions, please contact Support Program Coordinator Shira Kravitz at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-866-474-2774.
FUNDING OPPORTUNITY - Public Health Institute is accepting applications for the National Leadership Academy for the Public's Health from teams in the Appalachian and Mid-regions of the United States. "For communities that are engaged in cross-sector work to improve the public health, this is an opportunity to boost your team's capacity and skills through a community leadership process." Deadline January 12, 2018 - LEARN MORE
It's About a Billion Lives Symposium -- February 2, 2018, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA - SAVE THE DATE - LEARN MORE
Funding Opportunity - Robert Wood Johnson Foundation - Policies for Action: Policy and Law Research to Build a Culture of Health - HERE