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 Issue 86                                                                                September 2016
In This Issue
Regional Meeting Registration
WI CCC Plan Priority Webinars
New Resources Added Online
Healthy Hospitals Forum
WI School Wellness Workshop
ICYMI: In Case You Missed It
Partner Events
Quick Links
Greetings from the CCC Program! 

Dear WI Comprehensive Cancer Control Partner,


The summer months may be coming to an end, but things are still going strong at the Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Control Program. Thank you to everyone who joined us for the latest WI CCC Plan Priority Webinar on August 9th. We hope you've marked your calendars for the next webinar! Below, you will find more information regarding the webinar series, regional meetings, and other upcoming events. 


 

We hope to see you soon!


Your WI CCC Program Team

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Regional Meetings Registration Open
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 
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
Registration for the WI Cancer Council Regional Meetings is now open at wicancer.org . Unsure if you are on our mailing list? Contact Morgan Scrobel at mscrobel@uwcarbone.wisc.edu 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 Webinar Updates
WI CCC Plan Priority Webinar on Priority 10, "Increase Awareness and Knowledge of Issues Relevant to Cancer Survivors"
Thank you to those who joined the WI CCC Plan Priority Webinar on August 9, 2016. The webinar featured  Priority 10-Increase awareness and knowledge of issues relevant to cancer survivors. Speakers included Lannia Stenz of Gilda's Club Madison, Vicki Kennedy of Cancer Support Community, and Chris Dammert of Patient Planning Services. A recording of the webinar can be  found here or by visiting the   2016 WI CCC Priority Webinar Series Page.
 
Upcoming WI CCC Plan Priority Webinar
The next WI CCC Plan Priority Webinar will feature  Priority 3 - Decrease high risk alcohol consumption. The webinar will be held on October 11 th, 2016 from 3:00-4:00PM and will highlight the marketing of alcohol. Speakers set to present include Julia Sherman of WI Alcohol Policy Project, Dr. Noelle LoConte of the UW Carbone Cancer Center/WI Comprehensive Cancer Control Program, and Dr. David H. Jernigan from the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth. 
 
About the 2016 WI CCC Plan Priority Webinar Series
Throughout 2016, the WI CCC Program is offering a webinar series for partners and WI Cancer Council members. The webinars offer participants the opportunity to learn more about priorities within the  WI CCC Plan 2015-2020. For more information about the 2016 WI CCC Plan Priority Webinar Series, including the webinar schedule,  click here.
New Resources Added to the Online 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.
  • CancerCare Resource: This resource can be found when referencing Priority 9, Strategy B. CancerCare serves as a tool to help identify counseling, support services, education, and financial assistance to cancer patients.
  •  Patient Navigation Barriers and Outcomes Tool (PN-BOT): This resource can also be found when referencing Priority 9, Strategy B. This tool aims to assist in data entry and management and reporting designs for cancer patient navigation programs nationwide.
New Details Posted for the Healthy Hospitals Forum
Please join us for a day of learning and networking at
the  2016  WI Healthy Hospitals &  Clinics Forum on September 20 th , 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.
 
Find a full list of details, along with registration information,  here.

WI School Wellness Workshop - Registration Open
Registration is now open for the 4 th  Annual Healthier  Sch ools Workshop! School districts from around the state are invited to put together a team to register for a free day of learning about ways to create a healthier school environment, while networking with their peers. More information can be found online at wicancer.org/wischoolwellness or by clicking  here
ICYMI: In Case You Missed It
new report  shows that the majority of Americans would share their personal health information in order to support advancements in the latest medical care through the  Precision Medicine Initiative . The Program, launched by President Obama during his State of the Union in 2015, is a volunteer federal program that seeks to work in conjunction with the National Institutes of Health and other industry leaders to advance health care research. Since its implementation, the number of participating individuals and health networks has increased. You can see a more complete summary of the program's progress  here .
Partner Events 
September 13, 2016 from 5:00-7:00PM
Great Dane Pub & Brewing Co. Hilldale
357 Price Place, Madison, WI 53705
 
September 19 - 22, 2016
Wisconsin Dells, WI
 
September 22 - 23, 2016
Embassy Suites by Hilton Milwaukee Brookfield
1200 S Moorland Rd, Brookfield, WI 53005
October 6, 2016 from 5:00-7:00PM
Location TBD
 
October 7, 2016 from 7:00AM-3:30PM
Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center
1 John Nolen Dr, Madison, WI 53703
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, skerch@uwcarbone.wisc.edu or 608-266-8599.