What’s Happening

What’s Happening

Learn about upcoming events, trainings, and webinars related to the work of CCC programs and coalitions.

Upcoming ACS Events

Upcoming CCCNP Events

Upcoming ACS Events

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*NEW* Policy, Systems, and Environmental Change Resource for CCC Coalitions!

Save-the-dates! The ACS, the CDC, and their partners will host a summer learning series on PSE Change in CCC using the updated PSE guide as a springboard for discussion. Register today to hold the dates on your calendar! After you register, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

  • Conducting Environmental Scans, Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm EST
  • Communication Strategies to Advance Your PSE Interventions, Tuesday, August 23, 2022, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm EST
  • Measuring the Impact of PSE Interventions, Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm EST

ACS Roundtables - Upcoming Events

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National Navigation Roundtable Call to Action Series

Patient Navigation is a proven evidenced-based intervention that contributes to the reduction of cancer healthcare disparities and the improvement of health equity. Patient navigation reduces patient confusion about the complex healthcare system and improves patient satisfaction and experience.

This Call to Action Series focuses on three supplemental articles published in the Cancer journal: A Decade Later: The State of Patient Navigation in Cancer, the Journal Supplement, and Oncology Navigation Standards of Professional Practice.

See the series brochure and join us for this exciting Call to Action Series!

Register Here for the Series

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The State of Patient Navigation in Cancer

The National Navigation Roundtable has published a new supplement on the role patient navigation plays in improving patient outcomes.

The special supplement is titled, A Decade Later: The State of Patient Navigation in Cancer, and was published in the Cancer journal in July 2022.  

The supplement is a collection of 13 patient navigation articles that will improve cancer care disparities across the cancer continuum by highlighting the critical role of evidence-based navigation.

The supplement is also posted on the @NNRTnews Twitter page and on the NNRT website.

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Webinar Series on New USPSTF Lung Screening Recommendation

The American Cancer Society National Lung Cancer Roundtable (NLCRT), in partnership with the American College of Radiology, American Academy of Family Physicians, American Thoracic Society, and American College of Chest Physicians, will host a 7-part webinar series from June 30 – November 17 to update referring clinicians and patients on the new United States Preventive Services (USPSTF) lung cancer screening recommendation. With the goal of narrowing the knowledge gaps regarding lung cancer screening eligibility criteria, this nationally promoted webinar series will feature perspectives from key stakeholder groups, including patients and advocates, primary care physicians, pulmonologists, radiologists, thoracic surgeons, oncologists, epidemiologists, and behavioral scientists.

Register Now! Please visit the NLCRT Lung Cancer Screening Webinar Series webpage to learn more about the series and register!

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NCCRT Annual Meeting and 80% in Every Community Conference, November 16-18, 2022

ANNUAL MEETING: The National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable's Annual Meeting will be held November 16th - 18th in Baltimore, MD. NCCRT members received a personalized link to register the week of September 12. Visit the Annual Meeting webpage for registration details!

NEW RESOURCE: It's here! The National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable's newly released Steps Guide (www.nccrt.org/StepsGuide) provides evidence-based, expert-endorsed strategies to increase colorectal cancer screening rates in primary care. This 2022 edition offers a much-anticipated update to the signature NCCRT resource that has been instrumental in helping primary care practices throughout the U.S. achieve improvements in delivering potentially life-saving colorectal cancer screening in the communities they serve.

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The ACS National HPV Vaccination Roundtable 

WEBINAR SERIES: Tune in to the National HPV Vaccination Roundtable: Fall 2022 Seminar Series to Improve HPV Vaccination Coverage. The pandemic has disrupted HPV vaccination, with more than 3.5 million doses missed since March 2020. This series of three virtual seminars is designed to enhance the capacity of state teams to improve HPV vaccination coverage. REGISTER for the webinar series!

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The ACS NLCRT National Lung Cancer Roundtable Annual Meeting, December 5-6, 2022

ANNUAL MEETING: The National Lung Cancer Roundtable's Annual Meeting will be held on December 5th & 6th, 2022, in Washington, D.C. "Building Impactful Coalitions And Collaborations To Create Lung Cancer Survivors" will be NLCRT's 6th annual conference - check back for registration details soon!

WEBINAR SERIES: The American College of Radiology® (ACR®) and the ACS National Lung Cancer Roundtable are hosting their third annual joint webinar series: "Lung Cancer Screening 201: Accelerating Uptake of Lung Cancer Screening". This six-part series runs through November 16 and focuses on the challenges and opportunities unique to established screening programs, showcasing methods and metrics that centers can use to accelerate uptake and adherence. Explore and register for the remaining sessions!

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The ACS NNRT National Navigation Roundtable Promising Practices Survey

SURVEY: The National Navigation Roundtable's Evidenced Based Promising Practices Task Group needs your help in disseminating a survey to your coalition's patient navigation partners. The Commission on Cancer recently approved a new quality metric for head and neck cancer: time to initiation of postoperative radiation therapy. This NNRT survey -- which will take only 8-10 minutes to complete -- is gathering information on the current landscape of PN work with head and neck cancers, as well as barriers and facilitators to enhancing navigation through postoperative radiation therapy for patients with head and neck cancer. Spread the word about this foundational survey!

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The New ACS National Breast Cancer and Cervical Cancer Roundtables

As reported in the last edition of the CCC Circular, ACS has launched two new Roundtables -- the National Breast Cancer Roundtable and the National Cervical Cancer Roundtable -- following President Biden's relaunch of the Cancer Moonshot. Stay tuned to CCC Circular for more information on these two new Roundtables in the months to come!

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*ACTIVE DATE EXTENDED TO SEPTEMBER 30, 2023* Don't miss this CME for Providers! Let’s Talk: Nutrition, Physical Activity and Cancer Survivorship

The American Cancer Society has developed a new CME-accredited training simulation for primary care providers. The simulation Let’s Talk: Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Cancer Survivorship gives healthcare providers a safe learning environment in which to practice effective communication techniques for discussions with cancer survivors around the sensitive topics of healthy eating, physical activity, and body weight. The training uses evidence-based motivational interviewing techniques to help providers have effective conversations with their patients about healthy lifestyle choices. For more information see the Let's Talk Communication Toolkit and Training links announcement on the Cancer Survivorship Resources page of this website.

Upcoming CCCNP Events

The American Cancer Society is a 20-year founding member of the Comprehensive Cancer Control National Partnership (CCCNP). See upcoming CCCNP events on the CCCNP website.

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CCC Coalition Check-Ins

Join us as we restart our quarterly CCC Coalition Check-Ins in 2022! These 30-minute check-ins enable CCC coalition members and programs to share with each other questions and solutions focused on maintaining successful coalitions during uncertain times such as the COVID-19 pandemic.

Series Schedule: Every 3 Months, on the Third Tuesday of the Month

  • Aug 16, 2022, 4:00 pm
  • Nov 15, 2022, 4:00 pm

Add the event series to your calendar! Download and import the following iCalendar (.ics) files to your calendar system: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/tZUrcO6qrz0vH9FVhQQKwzgoC_sa14hVNmL3/ics?icsToken=98tyKuGpqDwtGNWTtRyCRpwcBI_CKOrzmCFYgvp7qhfUMgtEeAT5Fd1RM-MrGO7-

Join us on the day of each session by clicking on this zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81677216555

Meeting ID: 816 7721 6555
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