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Let’s Learn Webinar: Pancreatic Cancer Treatments and the Importance of Clinical Trials

Pancreatic cancer is notorious as a cancer that is diagnosed late and is difficult to treat. In fact, it is poised to become the second leading cause of cancer deaths by 2030. Let’s Win Pancreatic Cancer and the National Alliance for Hispanic Health’s Nuestras Voces Network program have teamed up for a webinar to discuss […]

New Publication: Diving Deeper into Distress Screening Implementation in Oncology Care

Elizabeth A. Rohan PhD, MSW; Jennifer E. Boehm MPH; Ruvini Samarasinha, MPH; Karen Stachon; M. Shayne Galloway, PhD, MPH; Grace Huang PhD; Diane Ng MPH; & Nanmathi Manian, PHD This study sought to understand distress screening (DS) processes within oncology facilities to inform high-quality psychosocial care.  This is a qualitative inquiry with oncology staff to […]

CADCA: Barriers and Successful Strategies for Engaging Rural Populations in State Comprehensive Cancer Control Planning: Program Manager Perspectives

Monday, September 25, 2023 11 am – 12:30 pm ET This webinar will share findings from interviews with comprehensive cancer control program directors regarding planning processes.  This will include barriers, successful strategies, and strategies for future plan development. REGISTER HERE

GW Cancer – New Prostate Cancer Awareness Campaign

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month! Looking for evidence-based communications?  Visit the Cancer Control TAP website to see our new Prostate Cancer Awareness Campaign!  You’ll find best practices for communicating about prostate cancer, tips for communicating with diverse audiences, and more!  Check it out today!

My Family Health Portrait: Cancer Mobile App

CDC’s Division of Cancer Prevention and Control launched a new mobile app, My Family Health Portrait: Cancer (MFHP: Cancer), that helps individuals collect their family’s history of cancer and learn their risk for breast, ovarian, and colorectal cancers. It also encourages those with increased risk to talk to their health care provider about their risk […]

WEBINAR: Colorectal Cancer Risk Reduction in Indian Country – CRC Screening Using Multi-Targeted Stool DNA Test

The National Native Network and Exact Sciences present a webinar. CEUs are not available for this activity. Title:  Colorectal Cancer Risk Reduction in Indian CountryDate:  Wednesday, August 30, 2023 Presenters:Travelle Ellis, MD, PhDHealth Equity DirectorExact Sciences Emily Ferroni, M.S.Patient Navigator at Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa IndiansInter-Tribal Council of Michigan Learning Objectives/Outcomes:At the conclusion […]

GPTLHB IHS Cancer Support Leadership Training

Registration is now open for the Great Plains Tribal Leaders Health Board and Indian Health Service Cancer Support Leadership Training September 6 – 8, 2023 Marriott Sheraton Albuquerque Airport Hotel 2910 Yale BLVD SE Albuquerque, New Mexico Registration needs to be returned no later than August 15, 2023. Covered topics include:  Relationship Building, Cancer Among […]

Equitable Access to Breast Cancer Screening, Guidelines, and Barriers Part 1

REGISTER HERE Tuesday, July 11, 2023 11 am – 12 pm ET ABOUT THIS WEBINAR: Regular mammography screening often detects breast cancer before it progresses to late stage, subsequently leading to increased treatment options and a better chance for survival. However, disparities exist when it comes to accessing care. There are policy, system, and environmental […]

New data on cancers diagnosed through 2020 are now ready for you to use.

U.S. Cancer Statistics are the official federal cancer statistics, providing cancer information on the entire U.S. population. These statistics combine cancer registry data from CDC’s National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR) and the National Cancer Institute’s Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program and include important clinical, demographic, and outcome data on the U.S. population. […]

WEBINAR: Portraits of Suzanne, an Osage Woman’s Story of Loving the Sun and Living with Skin Cancer

The National Native Network and the Indian Health Service Clinical Support Center (Accredited Provider) present a webinar. Title:  Portraits of Suzanne, an Osage Woman’s Story of Loving the Sun and Living with Skin CancerDate:  Wednesday, June 28, 2023Time:  3 – 4 p.m., EDT Presenters:Regina Idoate, PhDCherokee Nation MemberAssistant ProfessorUniversity of Nebraska Medical Center Bobbie McWilliamsOsage Nation […]

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