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 Issue 74                                                                         September 2015
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The WI CCC Program's New Website is Up & Running
WI Cancer Council Annual Meeting
WCC Members Invited to Exhibit at Fall Cancer Symposium
Wisconsin Gets Mixed Reviews on Cancer-Fighting Public Policies
Wisconsin Healthy Hospitals Community of Practice
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Greetings from the CCC Program! 

Dear WI Comprehensive Cancer Control Partner,


The WI Comprehensive Cancer Control Program team is gearing up for another busy fall! We look forward to seeing many of our partners at the WI Cancer Council Annual Meeting. Registration for the event is now available. More information can be found below and on our website. 


We are excited to also announce the launch of our revised website! The website includes many new features, including a news page to regularly update with important information. This month's newsletter provides summaries of articles found on our website. As always, feedback and questions are welcomed and can be sent to Sarah Kerch


 
Your WI CCC Program Team

 

The WI Comprehensive Cancer Control Program is pleased to announce it's website - www.wicancer.org - is officially updated and up and running! Thank you to our partners for their ongoing patience during the update process. Considerable effort was made to incorporate feedback from partners to make the website more user-friendly, dynamic, and a resource to... Read more ... 

Registration is now open for the WI Cancer Council Annual Meeting, scheduled for October 22, 2015 at the Sheraton Hotel in Madison, WI. Current members of the WI Cancer Council and those interested in joining the WI Cancer Council are invited to attend the WI Cancer Council Annual Meeting. The Annual Meeting kicks off with a Member... Read more ...

 The UW Carbone Cancer Center invites WI Cancer Council members to exhibit at the 14th Annual Fall Cancer Symposium, Living and Dying: The Art and Science of End-of-Life Care on Friday, November 6th, 2015 at the Monona Terrace in Madison, WI.  Exhibit fees for non-profit organizations are $125 and include one complimentary conference registration. To reserve your... Read more ...

Wisconsin gets mixed reviews when it comes to supporting policies and passing legislation to prevent and reduce suffering and death from cancer. According to the latest edition of How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality a report released by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) on August 6, 2015. Read more ...

Following the successful Wisconsin Healthy Hospital & Clinics Forum, the Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Control Program, American Family Children's Hospital and the Wisconsin Obesity Prevention Network launched the Wisconsin Healthy Hospitals Community of Practice.  Eleven hospital teams have signed up to participate. Read more ...
JAMA Study Finds Youth Using E-Cigarettes More Likely to Try Tobacco
A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that youth using e-cigarettes are more likely than those not using e-cigarettes to try tobacco. To read more about the study read a this recent article published in Modern Healthcare.  WI... Read more ... 

Partner Events 

What Parents Need to Know about the HPV Vaccine

September 29th, 2015

124 S. Brooks St., Madison, WI   


2015 Annual Fall Conference: The HOPE of Wisconsin 

October 13, 2015

1313 John Q Hammons Drive, Middleton, WI 53562


WI Cancer Council Annual Meeting 

October 22, 2015

706 John Nolen Drive, Madison, WI 53713  


To see a full calendar of our Partner Events, visit our website  

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 608-262-8599.