March 2019 Vol 6 Issue 6
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
The GW Cancer Center recently released a new no-cost training to improve the productivity of patient-provider interactions through individual and systems-level approaches. Learn more and enroll through our Online Academy.

We are now seeking mentees for a new 2019 mentorship program cohort focused on communication in cancer screening. Mentees should be early- to mid-career comprehensive cancer control (CCC) professionals looking for in-depth guidance from a mentor and technical assistance from the GW Cancer Center on planning, implementing and evaluating an evidence-based communication campaign that aligns with their state, tribe or territory's CCC or communication plan objectives related to cancer screening. Learn more and apply today . Applications are due by April 26, 2019.

The GW Cancer Center recently announced a new cohort of health care organizations from across the country who will be participating in the second cohort of the TEAM Training in Spring/Summer 2019. Several cancer coalitions and departments of health were selected to participate. Learn more.
COMPREHENSIVE CANCER CONTROL (CCC) POLL
Is someone from your state office of rural health engaged with your CCC program or coalition?
Yes
No
Would you like to know more about offices of rural health & the role they play in CCC efforts?
Yes
No
CANCER CONTROL SPOTLIGHT
National Public Health Week (April 1-7) is an annual opportunity to highlight public health's successes and solve some of the most pressing challenges in the field. The American Public Health Association has a variety of activities and themes throughout the week to engage in dialogue and promote the work of stakeholders across the country. Learn more and get involved.
TRAINING AND EVENTS
4/1-4/7: Event - National Public Health Week Register

4/3: Webinar - Youth and Tobacco Register

4/4: Webinar - Emerging and Persistent Cancer Health Disparities in Asian American Populations Register

4/10 : Webinar - Preventing HPV Cancers Through Health Systems Register

4/16: Webinar - Medical Cannabis and Colorectal Cancer Register

4/24-4/26: Event - Dialogue for Action on Cancer Screening and Prevention Register
RESOURCES
WHAT WE'RE READING
FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES