January 2016 
Volume 4, Issue 1



The GW Cancer Institute is pleased to announce the release of a new resource: 
Advancing the Field of Cancer Patient Navigation: A Toolkit for Comprehensive Cancer Control Professionals. This toolkit is designed to help guide states in advancing the field of patient navigation through policy, system and environmental changes.


Call for Submissions to new Oncology Community of Practice

Do you have any best practices or lessons learned from the fields of patient navigation or survivorship? We'd love to feature you on our new online tool to connect cancer researchers, health care professionals and patients. Submissions should be evidence-based and tested. Contact us at [email protected] today.

Upcoming Webinar on Survivorship Care Planning

Join us for a webinar on Tuesday January 26 at 1:30 EST to learn more about how Michigan's Survivorship Care Plan Project helped 20 different cancer centers start the process of survivorship care plan implementation. Learn more and register.

Upcoming Events

1/26 GW Cancer Institute Webinar: Survivorship Care Planning - Register

1/27 Dialogue4Health Webinar: Stepping Up to Make a Difference: The Vital Role of Anchor Institutions in Community Health Improvement - Register

2/8 Abstracts due for 8th biennial Cancer Survivorship Conference - Learn more

2/10 Cancer and Careers Webinar: Balancing Work & Cancer: Career Change - Register
Resources for Health Care Professionals

Gynecologic Cancer Educational Modules for Health Care Professionals - CDC developed a new e-learning curriculum about the risk factors, symptoms, prevention strategies and screening recommendations for gynecologic cancers. Access the e-learning modules and earn free CE.

Archived Webinar: Electronic Health Records and Their Impact on Cancer Programs - Download the slides or view the archived event.

E-Book: Wellness Guide for Cancer Survivors - This guide from the Massachusetts Comprehensive Cancer Prevention and Control Network focuses on improving wellness in six areas including: physical, emotional, social, spiritual, cognitive and work wellness. Access the book

Cancer Survivorship E-Learning Series for Primary Care Providers - Free continuing education program to educate primary care providers about how to better understand and care for survivors in the primary care setting. Download an informational flyer or access the course
What We're Reading

Medscape - Survivors of Three Common Cancers Face High Economic Burden  Sign up for a free account to read the article or study abstract

Oncology Nurse Advisor - Medicaid Expansion Has a Significant Impact on Access to Health Care for Cancer Survivors - Read the article or study abstract.

Cure - Low-Income Breast Cancer Survivors Experience Better Outcomes with Counseling, Tailored Plan - Read the article or abstract
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