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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Fall 2021 Lung Cancer Screening Webinar Series

Join us this fall for a 3-session webinar series on lung cancer screening!  ACS CCC is again partnering with the National Lung Cancer Roundtable State-Based Initiatives Task Group to host learning opportunities for partners within cancer coalitions nationwide. Use this flyer to promote the series with your CCC partners.

  • Webinar #1: Lung Cancer Screening Eligibility: Knowledge Update and Equity Impact on September 20, 2021, from 2 pm - 3 pm EST, with Speaker: Andrea McKee, M.D., Beth Israel Lahey Health. (Registration is closed - recording and slides to be posted soon!)
  • Webinar #2: Pursuing Health Equity in Lung Cancer Screening: The “What” and “What Next” on Wednesday, October 20, 2021, from 3 pm – 4 pm EST with speaker Juan Wisnivesky, M.D., DrPH, The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Registration for webinar #2:  https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_VV_cv1wnTHabc3O_ZJJGUg
  • Webinar #3: Lung Cancer Screening in Cancer Plans: From Planning to Action in Your Coalition on Thursday, November 18, 2021, from 3 pm – 4 pm EST, with panelists Jennifer Redmond-Knight, DrPH, University of Kentucky; Jessica Olson, PhD, MPH, Medical College of Wisconsin; and Amy Ellis, American Cancer Society. Registration for webinar #3: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_sTuj255JQi67fhAFlPdxLQ

After registering for each webinar, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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Roundtable Meetings - Save the Dates!

Join the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable for their Annual Meeting during the afternoons of November 15-17, 2021. The 2021 80% in Every Community Conference and NCCRT Annual Meeting theme is: Urgency and Resolve: Sharpening our Focus on 80% in Every CommunityThe event will feature presentations by nationally known experts, thought leaders, and decision-makers on colorectal cancer screening policy and delivery, with opportunities to network and learn from each other. Strategic Priority Team meetings will be held in the weeks prior to the meeting. Registration will open this month – see the NCCRT Annual Meeting webpage for details.

SAVE THE DATES for the National Lung Cancer Roundtable Annual Meetings in 2021 & 2022! The 5th Annual Meeting will be held on December 6-7, 2021. The 6th Annual Meeting will be held on December 5-6, 2022. The 2021 annual conference will feature advances in lung cancer care and control that were made during the previous year, with an emphasis on the activities of the Roundtable. The format of the conference is under discussion and will be shared as soon as a final decision is made. Updated information can be found on the NLCRT website.

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*ACTIVE DATE EXTENDED TO SEPTEMBER 2022* 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 here.

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Addressing Health Misinformation

The Comprehensive Cancer Control National Partnership has been hosting quarterly Zoom Check-In Calls throughout the COVID-19 pandemic to offer CCC coalitions and programs opportunities to share questions and solutions with each other related to sustaining coalitions during this public health crisis. Join us for a special installment of the series on October 26 from 4 pm – 5 pm EST, when we will hear from Dr. Sylvia Chou from the National Cancer Institute as she discusses Addressing Health Misinformation. As always, we will allow time for Q and A!

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Health Equity in CCC Evaluation

Join us on December 14 from 4 pm – 5 pm EST when Angela Moore, MPH, and Trina Pyron, MA from the Comprehensive Cancer Control Branch, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will share on the topic of health equity in comprehensive cancer control evaluation efforts.

For the zoom link and calendar invite for either of these events, email Katie Bathje, katie.bathje@cancer.org.