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Improving Cancer Outcomes
- Cancer Coalitions – Coalitions are essential for creating far-reaching and lasting impact in the field of cancer control. Learn from the Branch Chief of the Comprehensive Cancer Control Program at the Centers for Disease Control, Nikki Hayes, MPH, and from Tom Kean, MPH, former Executive Director for C-Change as they discuss best practices in effective coalition management and outline the National Comprehensive Cancer Control Program.
- Palliative Care – In this session, Dr. Jean Kutner, MD, Chief Medical Officer for the University of Colorado Hospital, describes what palliative care is, trends in its use, and the role public health can play in ensuring those with a cancer diagnosis have access to this important element of care.
- Surveillance – Blythe Ryerson, PhD, MPH with the Centers for Disease Control provides an overview of how cancer registries work and the role surveillance programs play in guiding us toward better understanding, treating, and preventing cancer.
- Survivorship – Betsy Risendal, PhD with the University of Colorado describes trends, challenges, and public health’s role in cancer survivorship.