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SelfMade Health Network | Webinar Series: A Roadmap for Reducing Risks Associated with Cancers and Cardiovascular Disease

Registration is now open! SelfMade Health Network (SMHN) Webinar Series: From Prevention to Screening and Survivorship:  A Roadmap for Reducing Risks Associated with Cancers (Tobacco-Related) and Cardiovascular Disease Among Low-Income Populations and Patients (Part 1) Date:  February 22, 2023 (Wednesday) Time:  12:30 -1:30 pm (ET) Panel of Partners: Brenna VanFrank, MD, MSPH (Centers for Disease […]

Pink Fund – Grants for Patients Undergoing Breast Cancer Treatment

Below is information on The Pink Fund.  The Pink Fund provides grants to women or spouses of women who need to take time off work for breast cancer treatment and/or recovering from a mastectomy or lumpectomy. The Pink Fund provides 90-Day non-medical cost-of-living expenses on behalf of breast cancer patients in active treatment, so they […]

Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) in Indian Country – Screening, Treatment Support & Live TA for RPMS and iCare Users

Title:  Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) in Indian Country – Screening, Treatment Support & Live TA for RPMS and iCare UsersDate:  Wednesday, November 30, 2022Time:  3 – 4 p.m., EDT Description:This talk will give an overview of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) epidemiology, disparities, and national screening efforts.  Hepatitis C is a leading cause of liver cancer […]

ACS Journals: Annual Report to the Nation: Cancer Deaths Continue Downward Trend

SEE FULL REPORT AND JOURNAL ARTICLE HERE Abstract Background The American Cancer Society, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Cancer Institute, and the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries collaborate to provide annual updates on cancer occurrence and trends in the United States. Methods Data on new cancer diagnoses during 2001–2018 […]

Identifying and Implementing Evidence-Based Strategies in Comprehensive Cancer Control Planning

REGISTER HERE Join the Geographic Health Equity Alliance for a webinar on Wednesday, October 26, 1 – 2:30 pm ET. Identifying and Implementing Evidence Based Strategies in Comprehensive Cancer Control Planning Join CADCA’s Geographic Health Equity Alliance (GHEA) and the University of Iowa’s Advancing Cancer and Rural Equity (ACRE) Lab for our upcoming webinar, “Identifying […]

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 […]
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Reclaim Sacred Tobacco Bi-Monthly Call | Organized by American Non Smokers' Rights Foundation and Air is Life | LEARN MORE AND REGISTER

Selfmade Health Network Webinar Series:  A Roadmap for Reducing Risks Associated with Cancers and Cardiovascular Disease | LEARN MORE AND REGISTER

2023 Art & Science of Health Promotion Conference | The Broadmoor | Colorado Springs, Colorado | Core Conference:  March 29-31, 2023 | Intensive Training Seminars:  March 27 - 28, 2023 | LEARN MORE AND REGISTER

Tribal Public Health Conference 2023 | Choctaw Casino & Resort, Durant, Oklahoma | LEARN MORE AND REGISTER