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 Survivorship Tools and Resources

The GW Cancer Institute's Center for the Advancement of Cancer Survivorship, Navigation and Policy will host a free webinar, April 16th, 2014 at 12pm ET that will cover survivorship tools and resources.

Register today!

Cancer Survivorship
E-Learning Series

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

April 2014
Vol 2, Issue 4

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

Improving the Quality of Cancer Care: Implications for Palliative Care 

 
This Journal of Palliative Medicine article discusses recommendations from the September 2013 Institute of Medicine report on the quality of cancer care and implications for the palliative care community. Read the full article.
 
The State of Cancer Care in America, 2014: A Report by the American Society of Clinical Oncology

This report from the American Society of Clinical Oncology includes recommendations intended for policymakers, cancer care professionals, researchers, and others with a stake in improving our nation's cancer care system. Read the full report. 
 
Feasibility of a Psychosocial and Patient Navigation Intervention to Improve Access to Treatment among Underserved Breast Cancer Patients

The journal Supportive Care in Cancer published an article on understanding the relationship between patient-reported barriers and patient-reported psychosocial distress in underserved women recently diagnosed with breast cancer. Read the full article. 
 
Physical Activity and Quality of Life among Elderly Cancer Survivors Compared to Women without Cancer: The Iowa Women's Health Study

This article in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention explored lifestyle factors and health-related quality of life (QOL) in elderly, long-term cancer survivors compared to a cancer-free comparison group. Read the full article

Patients' Preferences for Post-Treatment Breast Cancer Follow-up in Primary Care vs. Secondary Care: A Qualitative Study

Health Expectations published an article from a qualitative research study exploring patients' preferences for follow-up in primary care vs. secondary care. Read the full article.
Resources for Health Care Professionals

Register for the Seventh Biennial Cancer Survivorship Research Conference

 

Registration is now open for the Seventh Biennial Cancer Survivorship Research Conference: Advancing Survivorship through Multilevel Collaborations June 18-20, 2014. The meeting will be held at the Westin Peachtree Plaza in Atlanta, Georgia and is co-sponsored by the American Cancer Society, National Cancer Institute, LIVESTRONG Foundation and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

 

More information can be found online at: www.cancer.org/survivorshipconference2014

 

caSNP Webinar on Best Practices for Cancer Survivor Education Programs

 

Save the date for our next caSNP webinar on Best Practices for Cancer Survivor Education Programs on May 14, 2014 from 12-1 pm ET.

 

You can also check out The Survivorship Center: Improving Quality of Life for Post-Treatment Survivors in our caSNP webinar archive.

 

2014 Comprehensive Cancer Control Awards Nominations

 

C-Change is accepting nominations to recognize excellence in Comprehensive Cancer Control efforts. Submit a nomination by Friday, April 4, 2014.


If you have any feedback regarding the caSNP E-News or other questions, please send an e-mail to [email protected]

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

www.gwcancerinstitute.org
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