August 2018 │ Vol 9 │ Issue 8
Prostate Cancer Awareness Month in September is just around the corner. Plan your outreach and activities now with some helpful tools from the GW Cancer Center. We offer online courses, toolkits, fact sheets and lots of other great resources to support those affected by prostate cancer. Learn more about these unique opportunities.
Time to Go Back to School
August is a great time to go "back to school" with the GW Cancer Center. Access courses on patient navigation, cancer survivorship, communication, health equity and more. Learn more and start refreshing your professional skills today.
New Patient Navigation Article
Staff from the GW Cancer Center recently published an article in the journal Supportive Care in Cancer about patient navigator perspectives on providing culturally sensitive cancer care. Read the article.
8/24 Webinar: Health Disparities in Implementation of Genomic Medicine - Challenges and Opportunities - Learn more and register

8/29 Webinar: Cancer Risk Reduction in Indian Country - Learn more and register

8/30 Webinar: Medical Ethics and Right-to-Try - Learn more and register

9/5-9/7 Event: American College of Surgeons 2018 Cancer Programs Annual Conference - Learn more and register
NIH Scientific Workforce Diversity Toolkit - This toolkit from the National Institutes of Health discusses the importance of building a diverse research enterprise as well as suggestions for promoting diversity at your institution.

Colorectal Cancer Control Program Spotlight on Year 1 - This fact sheet from CDC highlights the benefits of implementing evidence-based interventions to achieve increased colorectal cancer screening in community-based settings.

Sample Risk Assessment Screening Algorithm - This resource from the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable provides recommended screening options for average-risk and high-risk patients and can serve as a sample starter policy for your practice.

Cancer Survivorship E-Learning Series for Primary Care Providers - No-cost continuing education program to educate primary care providers about the needs of and how to care for survivors in the primary care setting. Download the informational flyer or access the course. Help us spread the word by sharing our companion communication toolkit!
Axios: New Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines Add Sole HPV Testing - Read the article or USPSTF Recommendation

Medical Xpress: Two Molecules Offer Great Potential to Combat Cancer and Chronic Infections - Read the article or abstract

PBS News Hour: Promoting the HPV Vaccine Doesn't Lead to More Teen Sex, Study Shows - Read the article or abstract

American Cancer Society: A Cancer Control Report Card and Blueprint - Read the article or abstract

Oncology Nurse Advisor: Young Survivors of Breast Cancer Report Sexual Quality of Life Declines After Treatment - Read the article or abstract