September 2018 │ Vol 9 │ Issue 9
Breast Cancer Awareness Month Resources
Breast Cancer Awareness Month 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 breast cancer. Learn more about these unique opportunities.
Indiana Cancer Consortium
Staff from the GW Cancer Center recently participated in the Indiana Cancer Consortium's Survivorship Committee Kick-Off Meeting hosted by the Indiana State Department of Health. Staff presented on policy, systems and environmental change and co-facilitated work planning sessions.
Patient Navigation Toolkit
Are you interested in practical guidance on training patient navigators, building a navigation program or identifying ways to make your program sustainable? Advancing the Field of Cancer Patient Navigation: A Toolkit for Comprehensive Cancer Control Professionals can help!
10/3 Webinar: Show Me the Money: Innovative Funding Approaches to Promote Health Equity - Learn more and register

10/10 Webinar: What Happens When Communities are More Equitable and Engaged; A Focus on Health Education Can Help Families Thrive - Learn more and register

10/15 Webinar: Genomics and the Future of Cancer Treatment - Learn more and register

10/15-10/19 National Health Education Week - Learn more

10/17-18 Event/Livestream: Community Preventive Services Task Force Meeting - Learn more and register
Updated USPSTF Cervical Cancer Screening Recommendation - Learn more about the updated cervical cancer screening guidelines from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.

Closing the Gap Between Urban and Rural HPV Vaccination Rates - This archived webinar from the Rural Health Information Hub highlights the CDC MMWR Report on HPV vaccination rates in urban and rural areas, HPV-associated cancers in rural areas and a vaccination intervention study in Appalachian Ohio.

GW Oncology Update 2018 - Did you miss the Oncology Update in June 2018? Don't worry, there's still time to access a webinar recording from the GW Office of Continuing Education in the Health Professions.

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!
Oncology Nurse Advisor: Communication in Shared Decision-Making in Oncology - Read the article or abstract

Medscape: Second Large Study Shows That Lung Cancer Screening Works - Register for a free account to read the article or press release

Forbes: At Joe Biden's Urging, AirBnB, WeWork and Others Commit to Help Cancer Patients - Read the article or watch Vice President Biden's remarks

HealthDay: Breast Cancer Treatment Adherence Rates Vary by Race - Read the article or abstract

Medical Xpress: Breaking the Link Between Obesity, Gastrointestinal Cancers - Read the article or abstract