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NIHB Great Plains Good Health and Wellness Program Coordinator Receives Award From National Indian Health Board

(Rapid City, SD) The program coordinator for the Great Plains Good Health and Wellness Program (GPGHW), Eugene Giago was awarded the Area/Regional Impact Award from the National Indian Health Board (NIHB). NIHB represents Tribal governments—both those that operate their own health care delivery systems through contracting and compacting, and those receiving health care directly from […]

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NOTIFICATION OF JOB OPENING Open/Closed Competitive Job Title:  Comprehensive Cancer Coordinator (full-time perm) Department:  Health Ed & Chronic Disease Location:  ITC Central Office, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783 The Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan, Inc. (ITC) is a state chartered 501 C3 non-profit organization consisting of twelve federally recognized Indian Tribes in Michigan. We offer a […]

Survivorship Standing on the Shoulders of our Ancestors: Surviving and Thriving Beyond Cancer

By:  Linda Burhansstipanov, MSPH, DrPH (Cherokee Nation), Founder, Native American Cancer Research Corp (NACR) and President, Native American Cancer Initiatives, Inc. (NACI) Flashback:  During NACR’s 2001 American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) Survivorship Conference, the AI/AN survivors shared their personal cancer stories.  Tina Aguilar (Wasco/Warm Springs) spontaneously wrote a poem as she was listening to participants share […]

Screening Indigenous Pink Day 2017

  Indigenous Pink Day is a national breast cancer awareness campaign for American Indians/Alaska Natives.  Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death and the most common cancer found in American Indian/Alaska Native women.  The goal of Indigenous Pink Day is to educate all indigenous people of the importance of early detection and […]

Twitter GW Cancer Center Releases Updated Lung Cancer Awareness Month Social Media Toolkit

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 […]

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Visit Great Plains Tribal Chairmans Health Board Here (Rapid City, SD) The Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board received a cooperative agreement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide breast and cervical cancer screening, diagnostic, and treatment referral services within the 17 tribes and one service unit in a four state […]

Wellness Vital Signs: Trends in Incidence of Cancers Associated with Overweight and Obesity — United States, 2005-2014

ORIGINAL VITAL SIGNS PRESS RELEASE HERE FACT SHEET_VS_OCT_Obesity_Cancer_WEB Overweight and obesity are associated with increased risk of 13 types of cancer.  These cancers account for about 40 percent of all cancers diagnosed in the United States in 2014, according to the latest Vital Signs report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  Overall, […]

Sexual and Gender Minority Populations Funding Opportunity – “The Health of Sexual and Gender Minority Populations”

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is committed to supporting research that will increase scientific understanding of the health status of diverse population groups thus improving the effectiveness of health interventions and services for individuals within those groups.  This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) focuses on sexual and gender minority (SGM) populations, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, […]

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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 […]

Wellness One e-cigarette with nicotine leads to adrenaline changes in nonsmokers’ hearts

ORIGINAL ARTICLE FROM HERE A new UCLA study found that healthy nonsmokers experienced increased adrenaline levels in their heart after one electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) with nicotine but there were no increased adrenaline levels when the study subjects used an a nicotine-free or empty e-cig. The findings are published in Journal of the American Heart Association, […]