February 2016 
Volume 4, Issue 2

The 8th Biennial Cancer Survivorship Research Conference is coming up June 16-18 in Washington, D.C. George Washington University (GW) Cancer Institute Director Mandi Pratt-Chapman will be speaking at a pre-conference session on Economic Evaluation Methods for Cancer Survivorship Research: Tools for Identifying High-Quality and High-Value Survivorship Care. The deadline for submitting abstracts has been extended to Tuesday, February 16, and early bird registration ends on May 4. Submit your abstract or get more information on registration today. 

New Oncology Issues Article on Patient Navigation

The article, from Director Mandi Pratt-Chapman, describes resources that can help cancer programs keep pace with new patient navigation standards and raise the caliber of their navigation programs. The GW Cancer Institute's Oncology Patient Navigator Training is mentioned. 

Slides Available from Survivorship Care Planning Webinar

Did you miss our recent webinar on survivorship care planning? We've got you covered. Download the slides and learn more about Michigan's innovative Survivorship Care Plan Project, which helped 21 hospitals start the process of survivorship care plan implementation.

Upcoming Events

2/17 SOPHE Webinar: Motivational Interviewing for Public Health Professionals: A Person-Centered Approach to Achieve Healthier Outcomes - Register

2/23 SOPHE Webinar: Prevention and Patient Centered Care - Register

3/2 FDA Workshop: Patient and Medical Professional Perspectives on the Return of Genetic Test Results - Learn more

3/3 Living Beyond Breast Cancer Webinar: Triple-Negative breast Cancer 360: Waiting for the Future - Register
Resources for Health Care Professionals

Cancer Infographics and Multimedia - Infographics and other information from the American Institute for Cancer Research on cancer prevention and statistics. Learn more.

Archived Webinar: Stepping Up to Make a Difference: The Vital Role of Anchor Institutions in Community Health Improvement - View the archived event.

Toolkit: Advancing the Field of Cancer Patient Navigation: A Toolkit for Comprehensive Cancer Professionals - This toolkit provides guidance for comprehensive cancer control coalitions on planning and implementing a patient navigation program Read the toolkit

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

Fierce Health Payer - Why a National Solution is Needed for Provider Directories - Read the article.

Oncology Nurse Advisor - Satisfaction with Navigators Associated with Satisfaction with Cancer-related Care - Read the article or study abstract.

Prevent Cancer Foundation - Think About the Link Education Awareness Campaign - Read the survey research executive summary

Oncology Nurse Advisor - Initiation of HPV Vaccination Highest Among High-poverty and Majority Hispanic Communities - Read the article or abstract
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