Patient Navigation and Survivorship
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August 2022 │Vol 13 │Issue 8
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Diverse group of people
In case you missed it, the GW Cancer Center recently hosted a moderated discussion on the topic of engaging survivors in comprehensive cancer control coalitions. Our three panelists – Beth Sieloff, MPH, Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan; Catherine Young, MS, Mississippi CCC Program; and Maureen Higgins, MSW, Dempsey Center – discussed recruiting methods, engagement, and overcoming barriers to survivors’ participation. Access the webinar recording.

Upcoming Events

Aug. 17: Michigan’s Program for Breast Cancer in Young Women Event - Digital Health Information: Media Coverage of Cancer and Its Impact on Patients (Health Literacy Training For Cancer Health Care Providers)
Aug. 23: Patient Empowerment Network Webinar - Participating in a Clinical Trial: What You Need to Know 
Aug. 26: Triage Cancer Event - Insurance & Finance Intensive 
Sept. 9-10: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Event – 5th Symposium on Cancer Survivorship for Clinicians
Sept. 30-Oct.1: ASCO Event – Quality Care Symposium
New & Updated Resources
Booklet: Foundation for Women’s Cancer Gynecologic Cancer Awareness: Know the Symptoms, Reduce the Risk (PDF) (English) (Spanish
Helpline: Cancer Support Community Cancer Support Helpline and Video
NCCN Patient Guidelines:
Breast Cancer Screening and Diagnosis 
Prostate Cancer Advanced Stage and Early Stage
Video: Patient Empowerment Network What is the Importance of Culturally Competent Care?

GW Cancer Center Resource Reminder
GW Cancer Center Online Academy - Free Online Courses with Continuing Education Credits
The GW Cancer Center Online Academy offers several free training and education opportunities for health care and public health professionals to help advance patient-centered care and evidence-based public health practice. These self-paced trainings are accessible to clinicians and cancer control professionals across the country and world. Sign up today! 
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This work was supported by Cooperative Agreement #NU58DP006461-04 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of CDC.
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