Cancer Control TAP
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May 2022 │Vol 9 │Issue 8
Welcome to the Cancer Control Technical Assistance Periodical (TAP)
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New Look for the TAP Newsletter
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*Updated* Guide for Patient Navigators
The George Washington University Cancer Center is excited to share our updated Guide for Patient Navigators! This guide is a supplement to our Oncology Patient Navigator Training: The Fundamentals. The 508 compliant guide provides updated resources and tools for program implementation. The comprehensive, competency-based training uses evidence-based information and case studies to prepare patient navigators to effectively address barriers to care for cancer patients and survivors. Access the Guide (pdf) and enroll in the free, self-paced training today!
*Webinar* Engaging Survivors in Comprehensive Cancer Control Coalitions
The George Washington University Cancer Center invites staff and members of cancer control programs and coalitions, along with your partners, to join us for a virtual panel conversation at 3:00 ET on May 18 on engaging survivors in comprehensive cancer control coalitions. Our panelists represent a range of experiences with recruiting survivors and look forward to sharing their insights with you! Register today!
Comprehensive Cancer Control National Partnership Coalition Check-In
The CCCNP hosts quarterly Zoom check-ins focused on maintaining successful coalitions during uncertain times. CCC coalitions and programs are invited to join the Sustaining Coalitions workgroup for the next installment on May 17 from 4:00-4:30 Eastern Time. Save the dates for subsequent calls on August 16 and November 15. Use this Zoom link to join us!
Comprehensive Cancer Control Coalitions Advancing Health Equity
The next installment of the CCCNP's 2022 quarterly Zoom series will be held on June 7. The topic will be food insecurity among cancer survivors. Find slides and recordings of previous sessions on the CCCNP website. Use this Zoom link to attend the session on June 7!


Cancer Control Spotlight

Iowa Cancer Consortium Seeks Grant Reviewers
The Iowa Cancer Consortium is looking for individuals experienced in comprehensive cancer control who live and work outside of the state, to review grant applications. Each reviewer will score two to four applications for the FY23 Iowa Cancer Plan Implementation Grants. Applications will be electronically disseminated to reviewers in mid-May, with scores due on June 3. Interested? Contact Liz Orton, Outreach Coordinator, Iowa Cancer Consortium.

Training and Events

May 5: Region IV Public Health Training Center Event -  Addressing LGBTQ Health Risk and Resilience in the Southeast Register
May 9-12: National Indian Health Board Event - National Tribal Public Health Summit Register
May 10: Tri-Networks HPV Vaccination Learning Collaborative Webinar - The Importance of Pursuing the "P" in PSE Register
May 11: American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Event - 2022 National Forum on the Future of Health Care Register
May 15: The Center for Black Health & Equity Event - No Menthol Sunday Register
May 18: National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship Webinar - Beyond the Checkbox: Delivering Meaningful Cancer Survivorship Care in a Community Setting Register
May 18: SelfMade Health Network Webinar - Moving Cancer Moonshot Forward by Connecting More States, Health Systems, Sectors and Communities to Improve Health Equity, Access and Outcomes Register
May 19: National Cancer Institute Webinar - Telehealth Research to Address Cancer Disparities Register
May 20-22: American College of Surgeons Event - Cancer Accreditation Programs: Continually Advancing Quality Cancer Care Register
May 25-26: Great Plains Tribal Leaders' Health Board Event - Great Plains Partners in Cancer Screening Conference Register
May 25-27: National Cancer Institute Event - 3rd NCI Symposium on Cancer Health Disparities Register
June 2-3: Cedars Sinai Event - LGBTQ+ Cancer Symposium Register
June 9-10: Prevent Cancer Foundation Event - Prevent Cancer Dialogue Register
New & Updated Resources
Data: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network
Report: American Lung Association State of the Air 2022
Report: County Health Rankings & Roadmaps 2022 County Health Rankings
Report: National Cancer Institute Cancer Trends Progress Report
Toolkit: Public Health Communications Collaborative Communicating Through COVID-19 and Beyond

GW Cancer Center Resource Reminder
Cancer Survivorship E-Learning Series for Clinicians
Does your program or coalition partner with health systems or providers? Clinicians play a critical role in providing follow-up care for cancer survivors, such as the management of physical and psychological challenges experienced during and after treatment. Share the GW Cancer Center's Cancer Survivorship E-Learning Series for Clinicians with your partners today. Participants will learn the nuts and bolts of patient-centered survivorship care, the late effects of cancer and its treatment, prevention strategies, and so much more. The E-Learning Series is a free, self-paced training that provides accreditation for CHES/MCHES (Certified Health Education Specialists/Master Certified Health Education Specialists), nurses, and physicians. Access the course today!
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Funding Opportunities

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Food and Health Research Using the Consumer Food Data System (due 5/16)
FDA Office of Minority Health and Health Equity Innovation Award: Minority and Health Equity (due 6/6)
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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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