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 Issue 85                                                                                      August 2016
In This Issue
Register for Regional Meetings
WI CCC Plan Priority Webinars
Registration for Healthy Hospitals Forum
Healthier Schools Workshop
ACS Cancer Facts & Figures Released
Opportunity to Exhibit at UW Carbone Cancer Center Fall Symposium
New Resources Added to Online Plan
ICYMI: In Case You Missed It
Partner Events
Quick Links
Greetings from the CCC Program! 
Dear WI Comprehensive Cancer Control Partner,

As the summer weather heats up, so are things at the WI Comprehensive Cancer Control Program! Registration is open for upcoming events including Regional Meetings and the Healthy Hospitals Forum. Additionally, new resources have been added to the online CCC Plan and website to help with your organization's plan implementation efforts. Be sure to check them out. 

We are excited to share that one of our team members, Sarah Kerch, welcomed a baby girl into her family. Lucille (Lucy) Corrine Trzyna was born on Saturday, July 30th, 2016. Both Sarah and Baby Lucy are doing well. We hope you'll help us in congratulating her. 
We look forward to seeing you at many of our upcoming events. Stay cool!

Your WI CCC Program Team
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Register NOW for Wisconsin Cancer Council Regional Meetings
Members of the WI Cancer Council have worked together to reduce the burden of cancer in Wisconsin for many years. The WI Cancer Council needs your involvement to grow this important work!  Don't miss the opportunity to hear about the revised WI Cancer Council member benefits and the FREE membership  structure that can help you address cancer in your organization.   Visit our website to learn more.

Milwaukee: October 18, 2016 - University Club
Madison: October 19, 2016 - Sheraton Madison Hotel
De Pere: October 20, 2016 - The Marq
La Crosse: October 26, 2016 - The Waterfront
Eau Claire: October 27, 2016 - Florian Gardens
All Regional Meetings will be from 8:30-11:30AM.
Registration for the WI Cancer Council Regional Meetings is now open at . Unsure if you are on our mailing list? Contact Morgan Scrobel at to be added. This is a FREE opportunity open to the public.
All current and potential members are encouraged to attend. View the  WI Cancer Council Member list here and also be sure to visit the Regional Meetings Page on our website
WI CCC Plan Priority Webinars: Upcoming Presentation 
August 9, 2016 from 3-4PM
WI CCC Plan Priority Webinar on Priority 10, "Increase awareness and knowledge of issues relevant to cancer survivors."
The next webinar in the 2016 WI CCC Plan Priority Webinar Series will be held on August 9, 2016 from 3-4PM. The webinar will feature Priority 10 - Increase awareness and knowledge of issues relevant to cancer survivors. Presenters will include Lannia Stenz of Gilda's Club Madison, Vicki Kennedy, LCSW of Cancer Support Community, and Chris Dammert of Patient Planning Services. Presenters will highlight innovation and best practices for caring for the whole patient. To join, follow the instructions below.
Webinar Instructions
Registration is not required to attend the webinar. To join the webinar, use the dial-in and login instructions below.
Join the Audio Conference
Dial-In: 1 (888) 582-3528 US Toll Free
Passcode: 6974 669#
Join the Web Conference
To join the web conference, CLICK HERE .

For more information about the WI CCC Plan Priority Webinar Series, including upcoming webinars and previous webinar videos, click here

Registration OPEN for the Healthy Hospital Forum
Please join us for a day of learning and networking at the 2016  Wisconsin Healthy Hospitals & Clinics Forum on September 30, 2016 in Madison. You'll hear inspiring stories from health systems around the state on how they've implemented changes to create a healthier environment. Tracks include: Farm to Hospital, Healthy Food & Beverage, Maternity Care Practices and Sustainability. 

Click here for more information and to register. 
Save the Date for the 4th Annual Healthier Schools Workshop
SAVE THE DATE: 4th Annual Healthier Schools Workshop

When: Thursday, October 13, 2016
Where: Holiday Inn- Pewaukee, WI
More details, including registration, will be released later this summer online.
The Wisconsin School Wellness Learning Collaborative creates opportunities for schools to learn from state and national experts in school wellness as well as with from each other. The mission is to create healthier environments for students and staff.
ACS Cancer Facts & Figures for African Americans 2016-2018
African Americans have the highest cancer incidence and mortality rates for all cancers combined of any racial or ethnic group across the United States. Between 2008 and 2012, the cancer incidence rates for non-Hispanic black males and females in Wisconsin were higher than in any other state. Over the same period, the death rates for non-Hispanic black males and females in Wisconsin were above the national averages. The American Cancer Society's most recent Cancer Facts and Figures for African Americans provides and in-depth analysis on selected cancers, risk factors, and outcomes for black Americans. This publication is intended to provide information to cancer control advocates, community leaders, public health and health care workers, and others interested in cancer prevention, early detection, and treatment in the black population. You can view the new tool here , or by visiting
Opportunity to Exhibit at UW Carbone Cancer Center Fall Symposium
The UW Carbone Cancer Center invites WI Cancer Council members to exhibit at the  15th Annual Fall Cancer Symposium, Patient-Centered Cancer Care: Precision Medicine and More  . It will be held on Friday, October 7, 2016 at the Monona Terrace in Madison, WI.
Exhibit fees for non-profit organizations are $125 and include one complimentary conference registration. To reserve your exhibit space, please complete and return the   registration form by September 16, 2016. Space is limited and will be assigned on a first-come basis. If you have questions, contact Ms. Murphy Dunne at or 608-263-2746. 
New Resources Added to Online WI CCC Plan
New resources have been added to the online WI CCC Plan "Resource" section. You can access resources for specific Priorities and Strategies when viewing the WI CCC Plan 2015-2020 online. Select the Priority you wish to explore and scroll to the bottom right of your screen. Under "Resources to take action" click on the Strategy to find resources to support your implementation activities.
ICYMI: In Case You Missed It
When e-cigarette products were introduced in 2007, some public health officials hoped it would prompt young cigarette users to transition to seemingly less-harmful electronic products. However,  a new study out of the University of Southern California  suggests that rather than decreasing the number of traditional tobacco users, the product has attracted an entirely new population to nicotine use. Read the Article in the New York Times here , or the academic publication here

Partner Events 

HPV Education Webinar

August 3, 2016 from 12:15 to 1:15PM



Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine Safety Update

August 4, 2016 from 2:00-3:00PM


Breast Cancer Recovery: Infinite Boundaries Metastatic Retreat

September 19-22, 2016

Wisconsin Dells, WI

CCC Plan Update is a monthly publication of the Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Control Program and the Wisconsin Cancer Council. Its purpose is to share information on cancer prevention and control as it relates to our partners in Wisconsin.

For more information, contact: Sarah Kerch, Partnership Coordinator, or 608-266-8599.