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GWCI Recieves CDC Award
Assessing Need
E-Learning Series
In the News
Research
Executive Training
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GW Cancer Institute Receives $2.1 Million Federal Award to Provide Technical Assistance for U.S. Comprehensive Cancer Control Programs
The George Washington University Cancer Institute has been awarded a $2.1 million cooperative agreement to work with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide technical assistance to support CDC-funded Comprehensive Cancer Control (CCC) programs.  Read the full press release.
Assessing Need to Inform Patient-Centered Program Development
The GW Cancer Institute's Center for the Advancement of Cancer Survivorship, Navigation and Policy will host a  free webinar, October 2, 2013 at noon ET, that will feature a community needs assessment case study from the Brown Cancer Center.
 Register today!
Cancer Survivorship E-Learning Series for Primary Care Providers
The Cancer Survivorship E-Learning Series is a free continuing education program that provides a forum to educate primary care providers (PCPs) who may have patients who are cancer survivors about how to better understand and care for survivors in the primary care setting. Continuing education credits (CEs) are available at no cost to participants for each 1-hour module.

 

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caSNP E-News Issue: # 9
September 2013

The GW Cancer Institute's Center for the Advancement of Cancer Survivorship, Navigation and Policy (caSNP) E-News provides information on relevant articles, trends and updates in the fields of navigation and survivorship along with current and upcoming caSNP programs and initiatives.
In the News
Delivering High Quality Cancer Care: Charting a New Course for a System in Crisis

The Institute of Medicine report released on September 10, 2013 indicates that the cancer care delivery system is in crisis, care often is not patient-centered and urgent changes need to be made in order to improve the quality of cancer care. Read the full report.

Exercise is Key to Better Health in Cancer Survivors

CBS News featured a story on the benefits of physical activity for post-treatment cancer survivors.
Read the full article.

Most Breast Cancer Deaths Occur in Younger, Unscreened Women: Study

US News and World Report featured a story on results from a new study published in Cancer that found a significant death rate for younger unscreened women. Read the full article. 
Participate in Cancer Community Research
GWCI Health Care Professionals' Attitudes Towards Social Media Usage

The purpose of the survey is to explore health care professionals' attitudes and perceptions toward the usage and adoption of social media as a source for professional development. Learn more and take the survey!

GWCI Best Practices of Cancer Survivorship Education Programming

The survey aims to gather information about education courses for cancer survivors, including the strategies, structure and information provided in each course. Learn more and take the survey!

 

NCI Patient Education Publications Survey

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has had to stop offering print versions of many patient education materials due to budget cuts and wants to know how the reduced availability has affected your ability to distribute patient education materials. Learn more and take the survey!
Executive Training on Navigation and Survivorship
Last chance to register! 

 

This interactive two-day training program equips health care

professionals with the tools needed to launch and sustain navigation and survivorship programs, two cornerstones of patient-centered care. Participants learn strategic planning techniques for developing, implementing, evaluation and sustaining patient navigation and survivorship programs. 

 

Space is limited and registration will close on September 20, 2013. Register today! 

If you have any feedback regarding the caSNP E-News or other questions, please send an e-mail to casnp@gwu.edu.

Thank you,
The GW Cancer Institute's
Center for the Advancement of Cancer Survivorship, Navigation and Policy

 www.gwcancerinstitute.org
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