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!