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Chronic Disease Prevention Throughout the Life Course

1 PM MST | 2 PM CST September 22, 2022 Community Health Webinar REGISTER HERE Presented by Dr. Christine Hockett, PhD Dr. Christine Hockett is the director of Community Research at the Avera Research Institute and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of South Dakota School of Medicine.  Her research […]

Lung Cancer Disparities: Addressing Gaps and Opportunities to Improve Health Outcomes and Health Equity Among Low-Income Populations and Other Populations with Low Socioeconomic Status (SES) Characteristics

SelfMade Health Network (SMHN) Webinar Series: Part 1:   Date: September 21, 2022 (Wednesday) Time: 12:30pm-1:30pm (Eastern Time) Topics: Lung cancer disparities, health system evidence-based interventions (EBIs) and approaches to improve lung cancer screening rates among low-income patients and populations Panel of Experts: Dr. Nagashree Seetharamu, MD Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology/Medical Oncology, Department of […]

Cancer Prevention in Indigenous Communities: Screening to Follow Up

Please Join the Cancer Prevention in Indigenous Communities:  Screening to Follow Up conference on November 2-4, 2022 in Tucson, Arizona. This conference will bring together keynote speakers and experts from across the nation to share their knowledge on cancer screening and prevention within the Indigenous community.  Tribal community members will also share perspectives on everything […]

Too Little Exercise, Too Much Sitting Could Raise Breast Cancer Risk

Original article from USNews.com By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Sept. 8, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Sitting on the couch or behind a desk could be increasing your risk of breast cancer, a new genetics-driven study suggests. People more likely to engage in physical activity based on their DNA had a 41% lower risk of invasive […]

CCCNPP Webinar: Understanding and Navigating Cancer Screening Guidelines

Please join the CCCNP for a special CCC Coalition Zoom session on September 6 at 4pm ET. Zoom link and calendar download for the session can be found here: https://cccnationalpartners.org/event/screening-guidelines-update/ Over the past few years, guideline setting institutions have updated various cancer screening recommendations. Join us on Tuesday, September 6th at 4 p.m. ET as experts from […]

September IHS Cancer Support Leadership Virtual Training 2022

September 12 – 15, 2022 Monday – Thursday, four days 10:30 am – 1:30 pm Mountain Time 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm Mountain Time Available to all area via Zoom Covered topics include:  Relationship building, cancer among Native Americans, establishing trust, emotional support skills, reflection, teamwork, core values, personal empowerment Free to AI/AN individuals interested […]

NNN Webinar | Planning a Women’s Health Event – Pap-A-Thon Toolkit

Title:  Planning a Women’s Health Event – Pap-A-Thon ToolkitDate:  Wednesday, August 31, 2022Time:  3 – 4 p.m., EDT Learning Objectives/Outcomes:At the conclusion of this activity, the healthcare team will be able to: 1.  Examine cervical cancer disparities among AI/AN populations and reasons for delayed cervical screening.2.  Identify community’s cancer screening disparities, assessment of health data, […]

California HPV Vaccine Week is August 1 – 7, 2022

California HPV Vaccine week is an annual observance held during the first week of August. The goal of this campaign is to increase awareness of the HPV vaccine and promote the vaccination of adolescents ages 9-13. California HPV Vaccine Week is an excellent way for families, providers, coalitions supporting children’s health, and local health departments […]

CDC Awards $215 Million in Funding to Advance National Cancer PRevention and Control toward Cancer Moonshot Goals

Investments will make important progress on the President Biden’s priority of ending cancer as we know it as part of the Cancer Moonshot and his Unity Agenda for the nation The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today announced first-year funding awards of $215 million in a 5-year, $1.1 billion investment into three national […]
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Indigenous Cancer Prevention Webinar Series:  Salish Cancer Center of The Puyallup Tribe of Indians | LEARN MORE

Breast Cancer Awareness Month | LEARN MORE

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Cancer Prevention in Indigenous Communities:  Screening to Follow Up | LEARN MORE AND REGISTER

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