Effective Strategies to Reach Patients for Colorectal Cancer Screening During COVID-19 Part II – CRC Screening Awareness Month – Implementation Strategies at the Grass Roots Level

American Indian Cancer Foundation’s Colorectal Cancer Toolkit:https://4dmdemos.com/aicf/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/AICAF_CRCToolkit_PRINT-1.pdf Date:  January 28, 2021Time:  3 – 4 p.m. ET PRESENTED BY: Melissa BuffaloDeputy DirectorAmerican Indian Cancer Foundation Beth Sieloff, MPHProgram ManagerCancer Prevention and Control ProgramsInter-Tribal Council of Michigan, Inc. DESCRIPTION: American Indian Cancer Foundation’s Colorectal Cancer Toolkit:https://4dmdemos.com/aicf/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/AICAF_CRCToolkit_PRINT-1.pdf This webinar takes the strategies discussed in the January 20th webinar […]

Cigarette Smoking – United States, 2006 – 2008 and 2009-2010

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report From Social Determinants of American Indian Nutritional Health Abstract: Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States, resulting in approximately 443,000 deaths and $193 billion in direct health-care expenditures and productivity losses each year.  Declines in smoking prevalence would significantly impact the health-care […]

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month 2021

January marks Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign that raises for those affected by cervical cancer.  In the U.S., American Indian women are 2 times more likely to develop cervical cancer than white women.  Nationwide, the cervical cancer death rate dropped significantly with the increased use of the Pap test.  This month we ask […]

Nuestras Voces Network: Towards Ending the Confusion About Breast Cancer Screening

Nuestras Voces (Our Voices) Network & WISDOM Study Join Webinar Towards Ending the Confusion About Breast Cancer Screening January 14, 2021 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT REGISTER NOW There is a lot of confusion about when and how often a woman should get a mammogram.  Breast cancer experts don’t all agree.  The WISDOM Study hopes […]

Effective Strategies to Reach Patients for Colorectal Cancer Screening During COVID-19

Part one of a two part series. Click here to register for part two. The Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan’s National Native Network with Indian Health Service Health Promotion and Disease Prevention and the Indian Health Service Clinical Support Center (Accredited Provider)present a webinar. Title:  Effective Strategies to Reach Patients for Colorectal Cancer Screening During COVID-19Date:  […]

CDC MMWR: Tobacco Product Use Among Middle and High School Students, United States, 2020

CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health in collaboration with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released the following tobacco-related article in the CDC journal, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Tobacco Product Use Among Middle and High School Students, United States, 2020 Current tobacco product use declined among U.S. middle and high school students […]

PODCAST: Reducing Cancer through Alcohol Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment

The Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan’s National Native Network with Three Fires Comprehensive Cancer Control Program and the Indian Health Service Clinical Support Center (Accredited Provider) present a podcast. Type of Activity: Enduring Material/PodcastRelease Date:  December 18, 2020Expiration Date:  December 17, 2023Estimated Time to Complete Activity: 60 minutes Presenters:Cathy Edgerly, Master of Health ScienceCommunity Health Comprehensive Cancer ConsortiumInter-Tribal Council […]

CDC OSH | E-Cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use-Associated Lung Injury (EVALI): Looking Back, Moving Forward

From Nicotine & Tobacco Research: https://academic.oup.com/ntr/article/22/Supplement_1/S96/6035090 In August 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), U.S. Food and Drug Administration, state and local health departments, and other clinical and public health partners began investigating a multistate outbreak of severe lung injuries that were first identified in July 2019 in Wisconsin and Illinois among […]

COVID-19 Vaccination Communication Toolkit

Below is a link to ready-made materials you can use to inform your healthcare teams and other staff on the COVID-19 vaccine https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/covid-19/health-systems-communication-toolkit.html

Characteristics and Correlates of Recent Successful Cessation Among Adult Cigarette Smokers, United States, 2018

Today, CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health, in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute, released the following tobacco-related brief in the journal Preventing Chronic Disease. Characteristics and Correlates of Recent Successful Cessation Among Adult Cigarette Smokers, United States, 2018 This study assessed characteristics and correlates of recent successful cessation (quitting smoking for 6 months or […]
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