The George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center recently served as supporting sponsor for the Washington Post's 2017
Chasing Cancer Summit. The event, which brought together researchers, patient advocates and multidisciplinary cancer specialists, covered the convergence of technology and medicine, the latest gene therapy treatments and future directions for research. View
highlights from the event or learn about the GW Cancer Center's innovative immunotherapy
research on T-Cells.
The Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) is hosting their annual conference November 16-19 in Orlando, FL. Conference highlights include presentations on navigation metrics, continuing education sessions, nurse navigator and patient navigator certification exams and networking opportunities. Register today.
CancerCare Patient Access and Engagement Report - Illustrates the many physical, emotional, financial, practical and informational needs cancer patients experience during and after clinical treatment.
Learn more or download the related
white paper on the gap between value frameworks and patients' values.
National Cancer Institute Guide to Grants and Training - Information from the National Cancer Institute on applying for cancer grants or training.
Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Online Resource - CDC's new Collection of Online Resource and Inventory Database: Organized and Readily Accessible (CORIDOR) provides resources that can help support the planning, implementation and evaluation of state and national chronic disease prevention and health promotion initiatives. Learn more.
Gynecologic Cancer Resources - These resources from CDC's Inside Knowledge: Get the Facts About Gynecologic Cancer campaign can help you spread the word for Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month in September. Learn more.
Cancer Survivorship E-Learning Series for Primary Care Providers - No cost continuing education program to educate primary care providers about how to better understand and care for survivors in the primary care setting. Download an informational flyer or access the course.
What We're Reading
The Weekly Challenger - Beauty Products May Cause Health Risks in Women of Color, Researchers Warn - Read the article or abstract.