December 2018 Vol 6 Issue 3
Welcome to the Cancer Control Technical Assistance Periodical (TAP). Any questions? Drop us a line at cancercontrol@gwu.edu.
NEWS FROM THE GW CANCER CENTER
Happy holidays from all of us at the GW Cancer Center! Thank you for your continued readership and support throughout 2018, we look forward to bringing you more exciting news and resources in the New Year.

The GW Cancer Center recently released an updated social media toolkit for Cervical Cancer Awareness Month in January. The toolkit has been updated with new resources and creative tips for using social media platforms beyond just Facebook and Twitter. Download it today !

Applications are due January 9, 2019 for the second cohort of the Together, Equitable, Accessible, Meaningful (TEAM) Training. The training can help organizations implement quality improvements to advance equitable, accessible and patient-centered cancer care through improved patient-provider communication, cultural sensitivity, shared decision-making and attention to health literacy. Learn more, watch this informational trailer or apply.

Throughout 2018, Mandi Pratt-Chapman, associate center director for patient-centered initiatives and health equity at the GW Cancer Center and Aubrey Villalobos, director of Cancer Control and Health Equity have worked on a special issue of Cancer Causes and Control coordinated by the Comprehensive Cancer Control National Partnership. Get a sneak peek at a few of these exciting articles and look for the full issue link in our next newsletter:
CANCER CONTROL SPOTLIGHT
Kentucky has the highest rate of colon cancer in the nation, and colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths. The Kentucky General Assembly established the Kentucky Colon Cancer Screening Program to increase colon cancer screening and reduce morbidity and mortality from colon cancer. To learn more please visit Action4PSEChange.org .
TRAINING AND EVENTS
1/9: Deadline to apply for TEAM Training Apply

1/17: Webinar - Clinical Outcome Assessment: Untangling the Terms Register

1/28 : Webinar - Colorectal Cancer Screening Data Set Update Register

2/3-2/6: Event - AHA Rural Health Care Leadership Conference Register

2/6: Event - APHA Policy Action Institute Register
HIGHLIGHTED RESOURCES FROM 2018
WHAT WE'RE READING
FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES