CRC News: May 11, 2022

Dear NCCRT Members:

 

We have several exciting updates to share with you this week.

Registration is open for NCCRT’s Next Blue Star Conversation!

Join us for our next Blue Star Conversation on Tuesday, June 7, 2022, from 12:00-1:00 PM ET. The upcoming “Demystifying Colorectal Cancer Screening Quality Measures: A Conversation with NCQA’s Mary Barton” will be hosted by the Policy Action Strategic Priority Team and will feature an interview with Mary Barton, MD MPP, Vice President of Performance Measurement at the National Committee of Quality Assurance (NCQA).

It’s been an exciting year with many policy successes, including adding CRC screening as a Medicaid measure and the elimination of cost sharing for colonoscopies that follow abnormal non-colonoscopy tests for private health plans. Now is your chance to ask an expert about what this all means for CRC screening tracking at the health plan level.

NCCRT’s Blue Star Conversations is a series of one-hour programs that feature a brief and topical presentation or interview followed by interactive discussion and regrouping for key takeaways. Each conversation in the series is hosted by one of NCCRT’s six Strategic Priority Teams.

Registration is open to NCCRT members and CDC’s Colorectal Cancer Control Program and Comprehensive Cancer Control Program grantees.

Do you need to update your NCCRT member representatives? Or are you unsure of who is on our lists? Please email nccrt@cancer.org.

We hope you will join us for the next program in this exciting new series! .

Resource Update: How Can Women’s Health Providers Save More Lives from Colorectal Cancer?

May 8-14, 2022 is National Women’s Health Week, the perfect time to review and circulate our newly updated brief on how women’s health providers can help advance the shared goal to reach colorectal cancer screening rates of 80% and higher in adults ages 45 and older.

NCCRT would like to thank the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists for supporting the development of this resource, and for their longtime commitment to advancing colorectal cancer screening as an NCCRT member.

Visit the NCCRT Resource Center to download this newly updated resource and share in your networks to equip women’s health providers with six action steps to advance 80% in Every Community. Please also keep an eye out for additional NCCRT resource updates coming soon!

 

New NCCN CRC Screening Guideline for Patients Now Available in 18 Languages

In December 2021, the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN®) announced the publication of new a free guide for patients and caregivers that breaks down the different ways screening can be done and explains the recommended timing according to the latest research. The guidelines are now available in 18 languages.

NCCRT Member Events

 

Many thanks for the great work you do!

The NCCRT Team

 

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CRC News: April 13, 2022

Dear NCCRT Members:

 

We have several exciting updates to share with you this week.

Save The Date: 2022 NCCRT Annual Meeting!

We hope you will save the dates to join us for NCCRT’s 26th Annual Meeting on November 16-18, 2022. We are thrilled to share that we’re planning to meet in-person in the DC/Baltimore area. We will share further details on the agenda, hotel, and registration in the coming weeks. Meanwhile, please mark your calendars! Updates will be shared in this newsletter and on the event webpage.

Inaugural Blue Star Conversation a Success!

NCCRT has launched a new series called Blue Star Conversations. Each webinar in this series will include a brief, timely, topical presentation (generally 15-20 minutes) followed by small group discussions among participants, and a sharing of key takeaways with the larger group. These conversations are hosted by one of NCCRT’s six Strategic Priority Teams (SPT). The first session held on March 29, 2022, was hosted by the Family History & Early-Age CRC SPT and featured SPT co-chair Heather Hampel, MS, LGC, City of Hope National Medical Center, presenting the findings from the recent publication A High Percentage of Early-age Onset Colorectal Cancer is Potentially Preventable, published in Gastroenterology. View the recorded presentation and key takeaways from the breakout discussions.

We hope you will join us for the next edition of the exciting new series—the date for which will be shared very soon! And please don’t hesitate to let us know if you have an idea for a topic that could be a good fit for your SPT. Please send your ideas to Kaitlin Sylvester, Director, NCCRT – Programs & Partnerships, at Kaitlin.Sylvester@cancer.org.

 

Many thanks for the great work you do!

The NCCRT Team

 

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CRC News: March 22, 2022

Replay Available: 2022 Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Webcast

Did you miss NCCRT’s annual Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Webcast on March 8, 2022? Now you can watch the replay! Watch the webcast to learn about national achievements and to hear the latest state of the field updates that inform our work.

Today is Lynch Syndrome Awareness Day

Join numerous NCCRT members and partners in bringing awareness to Lynch syndrome, a syndrome which can greatly increase a person’s risk for colorectal cancer. The lifetime risk of colorectal cancer in people with Lynch Syndrome can range from about 10% to about 80%, depending on which gene mutation is causing the syndrome.

 

NCCRT member AliveAndKickn is hosting a series of Lynch Syndrome Patient Community Discussions from March through August 2022. Each session will feature a Living with Lynch patient video followed by live discussions around each topic. Learn more on the Living with Lynch website (a collaboration with the Colon Cancer Coalition, another NCCRT member) and register for first the first virtual Patient Community Discussion tonight at 7:00pm ET.

Resource Update: The Dos And Don’ts Of Colorectal Cancer Screening

This newly updated one-page flyer may be used to remind clinicians about some of the dos and don’ts when it comes to colorectal cancer screening. The flyer was updated in March 2022 to reflect the colorectal cancer screening starting age of 45 for average risk patients. Partners have the option to cobrand the flyer with their organization’s logo.

 

Download this newly updated resource and watch for additional resource updates coming soon!

CRC News: March 8, 2022

Last Call to Register for our Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Webcast!

Registration is still open for NCCRT’s annual National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Webcast today from 2-3:00 PM ET. We hope you will join us to celebrate and learn about the work of our 2022 80% in Every Community National Achievement Award honorees and to hear the latest state of the field updates that inform our work. The webcast will be recorded and posted to www.nccrt.org this week for those of you that are not able to attend the live program.

Did you wear your best blue for Dress in Blue Day last Friday? Send your Dress in Blue photo to nccrt@cancer.org by 1pm ET today and we’ll share as many as we can on our webcast this afternoon!

 

Reminder: Register for Let’s Beat Colorectal Cancer – An Update for the Black Community

The NCCRT is proud to sponsor an upcoming Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month event from the Association of Black Gastroenterologists and Hepatologists (ABGH). Join the ABGH on March 10, 2022 from 8:00-9:00 PM ET to learn about what colorectal cancer is, find out what’s new with colorectal cancer screening and how to get screened, and hear powerful stories from survivors and caregivers. Register at letsbeatcrc.eventbrite.com. Follow ABGH at www.blackingastro.org.

 

Thinking about Applying for NCCRT Membership?

If your organization is considering applying to be a member of the NCCRT, now is the time! While most of our content and programs are open to members and partners alike, we are launching a new member benefit later this month. Read on to learn about this new member webinar series and review our membership overview and application if you think membership might be a good fit for your organization. Questions? Email nccrt@cancer.org.

The NCCRT is excited to announce the launch of Blue Star Conversations, a new series of one-hour programs that will feature a brief, timely, topical presentation (just 15-20 minutes) followed by small group member discussions and regrouping for key takeaways. Each conversation in the series will be hosted by one of NCCRT’s six Strategic Priority Teams.

The first Blue Star Conversation will take place on Tuesday, March 29, 2022, from 12:00-1:00 PM ET. The inaugural conversation, What Proportion of Early-Onset Colorectal Cancer is Potentially Preventable Based on Family History and Genetics?, will be hosted by the Family History & Early Age Onset Strategic Priority Team and will feature Heather Hampel, MS, LGC, of City of Hope National Medical Center and co-chair of the Strategic Priority Team, who will present findings from the recent publication, A High Percentage of Early-age Onset Colorectal Cancer Is Potentially Preventable, published in Gastroenterology.

Registration is open to NCCRT members and CDC’s Colorectal Cancer Control Program and Comprehensive Cancer Control Program grantees. Not yet an NCCRT member? Now’s the time to apply! Email nccrt@cancer.org.

 

Last Call for Nominations for the 2022 Cancer Prevention Laurels Awards

The NCCRT is pleased to join the Prevent Cancer Foundation as co-sponsors of their prestigious Laurel awards program. Awards will be made in these categories to recognize work in any area of cancer prevention or early detection, especially in times of COVID:

  • Cancer Prevention Laurel for National Leadership
  • Cancer Prevention Laurel for Dedication to Community Service
  • Cancer Prevention Laurel for Increasing Health Equity through Innovation

Honorees will be recognized at the 2022 Prevent Cancer Dialogue June 9-10, 2022 in Arlington, VA. Submit your nominations by COB on Monday, March 14.

 

Positions Open with American Cancer Society National Roundtables

The American Cancer Society is seeking applicants for several positions with national roundtables, including the National Lung Cancer Roundtable and the newly launching National Breast Cancer Roundtable and National Cervical Cancer Roundtable. Visit the ACS employment opportunities website to learn more.

National Breast Cancer Roundtable

  • Director, National Breast Cancer Roundtable
  • Program Manager, National Breast Cancer Roundtable

National Cervical Cancer Roundtable

  • Director, National Cervical Cancer Roundtable

National Lung Cancer Roundtable

  • Program Manager, National Lung Cancer Roundtable

CRC News: March 3, 2022

Congratulations to the 2022 80% in Every Community National Achievement Award Winners!

The NCCRT has recognized six organizations with the 2022 80% in Every Community National Achievement Award, a prestigious national honor recognizing leadership given in recognition of distinguished, ongoing efforts to increase colorectal cancer screening rates across the United States. This year’s recipients include Pueblo Community Health Center, Pueblo, CO; Hitting Cancer Below the Belt, Richmond, VA; Penn Medicine, Philadelphia, PA; Nebraska Cancer Coalition, Lincoln, NE; Senator Maryellen Goodwin and Representative Mia Ackerman, Providence, RI; and Access to Screening: A Colorectal Cancer Alliance Prevention Initiative, Washington, DC.

View and Share the Press Release

View and share the press release, amplify our posts on social media, and don’t miss our recognition of these distinguished honorees during our annual Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Webcast on March 8th at 2:00 pm ET! (Learn more below.)

Reminder: Register for our Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Webcast on March 8th!

Registration is open for NCCRT’s annual National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month webcast on Tuesday, March 8 from 2-3:00 PM ET. We hope you will join us to celebrate national achievements and to hear the latest state of the field updates that inform our work.

 

Many thanks for the great work you do!

 

The NCCRT Team

 

 

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CRC News: February 24, 2022

NCCRT Launches New Blue Star Conversation Series

The overwhelming feedback we received from the 2021 NCCRT Annual Meeting is that NCCRT members want us to deliver more timely presentations plus opportunities for in-depth conversation. It’s not easy to do this in the virtual environment, but we’re up for the challenge!

We are excited to announce our new Blue Star Conversations, a series of one-hour programs that will feature a brief, timely, topical presentation (just 15-20 minutes) followed by small group member discussions and regrouping for key takeaways. Each conversation in the series will be hosted by one of NCCRT’s six Strategic Priority Teams.

Join us for our first Blue Star Conversation on Tuesday, March 29, 2022, from 12:00-1:00 PM ET. The inaugural conversation, What Proportion of Early-Onset Colorectal Cancer is Potentially Preventable Based on Family History and Genetics?, will be hosted by the Family History & Early Age Onset Strategic Priority Team and will feature Heather Hampel, MS, LGC, of City of Hope National Medical Center and co-chair of the Strategic Priority Team, who will present findings from the recent publication, A High Percentage of Early-age Onset Colorectal Cancer Is Potentially Preventable, published in Gastroenterology.

Registration is open to NCCRT members and CDC’s Colorectal Cancer Control Program and Comprehensive Cancer Control Program grantees.

Do you need to update your NCCRT member representatives? Or are you unsure of who is on our lists? Please email nccrt@cancer.org.

We hope you will join us for this exciting new series!

To register, use the link in CRC News that was sent to NCCRT members on February 24, 2022. 

 

Welcome our Newest NCCRT Members!

We are pleased to announce the addition of four new NCCRT members: FORCE: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered, Ostomy 2-1-1 Inc., PALTOWN Development Foundation/COLONTOWN, and Geneoscopy, Inc., which will be joining the NCCRT as a corporate associate. Please join us in extending a warm welcome to these new NCCRT Members!

Reminder: Register for NCCRT’s Annual Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Webcast!

Registration is open for NCCRT’s annual National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month webcast on Tuesday, March 8 from 2-3:00 PM ET. We hope you will join us to celebrate national achievements and to hear the latest state of the field updates that inform our work.

Many thanks for the great work you do!

The NCCRT Team

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CRC News: February 16, 2022

ACS National Consortium Publishes New Consensus Recommendations for Improving Cancer Screening and Care in the US

Today the American Cancer Society National Consortium for Cancer Screening and Care (ACS National Consortium) released a set of consensus recommendations in a new report Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic: Improving Cancer Screening and Care in the US. Companion materials are also available.

The ACS National Consortium launched in March 2021 with the aim to quicken the nation’s collective response to the COVID-19 pandemic’s detrimental impact on cancer screening and care. The group represents a diverse, multi-sector coalition of 28 organizational members.

To develop the recommendations, the ACS National Consortium hosted public forums, informational webcasts, and member summits, and identified key opportunities where partners can catalyze change by accelerating, strengthening, and mobilizing around sensible, but bold, cancer screening and care activities. The report is geared towards clinicians, health systems, public health partners, and advocacy organizations.

Special thanks to Folasade May, PhD, MD, MPhil, from the University of California Los Angeles for serving as NCCRT’s member representative in the consortium.

View the press release and find more information at consortium.acs4ccc.org/.

 

Upcoming NCCRT Member Events

  • Dress in Blue Day is Friday, March 4! The annual event brings awareness to colorectal cancer and honors those who are impacted by the disease. Visit the Colorectal Cancer Alliance to learn more and find sample social media posts and graphics.
  • Join the Association of Black Gastroenterologists and Hepatologists on March 10 from 8-9:00 PM ET for Let’s Beat Colorectal Cancer – An Update for the Black Community, an awareness month event, to learn about what colorectal cancer is, find out what’s new with colorectal cancer screening and how to get screened, and hear powerful stories from survivors and caregivers. NCCRT is a proud sponsor of this event.
  • Fight Colorectal Cancer is hosting its annual Call-on Congress event, an opportunity for advocates from across the country to share your stories and educate members of Congress on issues impacting you and the colorectal cancer community, March 16-17 in Washington, DC. This year the event will feature United in Blue, the first-ever flag installation on the National Mall to spotlight colorectal cancer as a national priority and raise awareness that we need to fight for more.
  • Registration is open for the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s 2022 Prevent Cancer Dialogue, June 9-10 in Arlington, VA. Hear from well-known experts and engaging speakers on important trending topics in cancer prevention and early detection. Register before March 31 to receive the early bird rate. Visit the conference webpage to submit nominations to the Laurels Awards program by March 2 and to make a poster abstract submission by March 3.
  • Registration is open for the 2022 Southeastern Colorectal Cancer Consortium conference to be held June 15-17 in Irving, Texas. The conference provides an opportunity for consortium members to discuss challenges and share knowledge, tools, resources and strategic approaches to increase colorectal cancer screening rates for the southeast.

Would you like to let us know about an upcoming colorectal cancer screening-related meeting or event? Please send information to nccrt@cancer.org.

Reminder: Register for NCCRT’s Annual Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Webcast!

Registration is open for NCCRT’s annual National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month webcast on Tuesday, March 8 from 2-3:00 PM ET. We hope you will join us to celebrate national achievements and to hear the latest state of the field updates that inform our work.

Many thanks for the great work you do!

 

The NCCRT Team

 

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CRC News: February 8, 2022

Registration Now Open: Annual Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Webcast!

Registration is open for NCCRT’s annual National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month webcast on Tuesday, March 8th from 2-3 PM ET. We hope you will join us to celebrate national achievements and to hear the latest state of the field updates that inform our work. Hear from Steven Itzkowitz, MD, and Robert Smith, PhD, NCCRT co-chairs; Sallyann C. King, MD, MSc, FAHA, Medical Director, Colorectal Cancer Control Program, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; and other special guests.

The webcast will also feature our 2022 80% in Every Community National Achievement Awards winners—stay tuned for the announcement the first week of March!

The webcast is free and is open to NCCRT members, 80% Pledge partners, CDC grantees, ACS and ACS CAN staff, and other partners working to increase colorectal cancer screening rates. Pre-registration is required.

 

Register Now: Let’s Beat Colorectal Cancer – An Update for the Black Community

The NCCRT is proud to sponsor an upcoming Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month event from the Association of Black Gastroenterologists and Hepatologists (ABGH), a non-profit organization founded in 2021 by gastroenterologists and hepatologists for the purpose of addressing health care disparities in gastrointestinal and liver diseases disproportionately affecting Black communities.

Join the ABGH on March 10, 2022 from 8:00-9:00 PM ET to learn about what colorectal cancer is, find out what’s new with colorectal cancer screening and how to get screened, and hear powerful stories from survivors and caregivers. Register at letsbeatcrc.eventbrite.com. Follow ABGH at www.blackingastro.org.

 

Reminder: Call for Nominations for the 2022 Cancer Prevention Laurels Awards & Call for Poster Submissions

The NCCRT is pleased to join the Prevent Cancer Foundation as co-sponsors of their prestigious Laurel awards program. You are invited to nominate individuals who you believe deserve this recognition. Submit your nominations by COB on Wednesday, March 2. If you have any questions, please contact Hayley Berger at hayley.berger@preventcancer.org.

The Prevent Cancer Foundation is also seeking poster abstract submissions to be presented at the upcoming Dialogue (details below) by Thursday, March 3. Learn more about this opportunity and how to submit your abstract.

Additionally, please save the date for the Foundation’s annual Prevent Cancer Dialogue: Prevention, Screening, Action on June 9-10, 2022. For more about the Laurels awards and the Dialogue, visit www.preventcancerdialogue.org.

 

NCCRT Member Events

  • Exact Sciences, an NCCRT member, is hosting a webinar tomorrow, Wednesday, February 9th, 2022, with viewing options at 2:00pm ET and 6:00pm ET titled, The Exact Science Behind Cologuard®: Impact of Real-World Adherence of CRC Screening on Modeled Health Outcomes and Cost-effectiveness. The program will include Chief Medical Officer, Paul Limburg, MD, MPH, AGAF, and Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Durado Brooks, MD, MPH.

Registration is now open for the 2022 Southeastern Colorectal Cancer Consortium (SECRCC) conference to be held June 15-17, 2022, in Irving, Texas. The conference provides an opportunity for consortium members to discuss challenges and share knowledge, tools, resources, and strategic approaches to increase CRC screening rates for the southeast.

 

Many thanks for the great work you do!

The NCCRT Team

 

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CRC News: February 2, 2022

Today, President Joe Biden announced a relaunch of the “Cancer Moonshot” program with a goal of reducing the death rate from cancer by at least 50 percent over the next 25 years.

Also today, the President’s Cancer Panel released a timely report that spotlights innovative approaches to improve the uptake of cancer screening nationwide and also calls for expanding evidence-based programs to better address equity in cancer screening access and outcomes. The report, Closing Gaps in Cancer Screening: Connecting People, Communities, and Systems to Improve Equity and Access, identifies four critical goals to improve cancer screening rates and to close gaps in screening access:

  1. Improve and align cancer screening communication;
  2. Facilitate equitable access to cancer screening;
  3. Strengthen workforce collaborations to support cancer screening and risk assessment; and
  4. Create health information technology that promotes appropriate cancer risk assessment and screening.

The report includes a recommendation to “Expand and strengthen National Cancer Roundtables that include a focus on cancer screening”, and specifically acknowledges the NCCRT as an exemplary model to promote evidence-based cancer screening strategies. Since our founding in 1997, the NCCRT has acted as a catalyst to stimulate work on key issues around colorectal cancer. With our 80% in Every Community campaign, launched in 2019, we have a renewed collaborative focus toward driving effective and equitable cancer screening priorities.

Dr. Steven Itzkowitz shared: “As Chair of the NCCRT, I’d like to commend the Panel for their focus on the critical need to prioritize cancer screening and in particular for their recognition of the national roundtables. For 25 years, the NCCRT has been committed to increasing awareness and access to timely colorectal cancer screening in every community. It’s clear that our work is as important as ever, and that our screening efforts are THE opportunity to end colorectal cancer as we know it.”

But of course, a roundtable’s strength is built on the engagement of its dedicated member organizations, and we want to take a moment to sincerely thank all of our members and partners who make the NCCRT a strong, united, and productive coalition. We look forward to working with you to do our part to implement the recommendations and continue to play a leadership role in efforts to make impactful and long last change to colorectal cancer outcomes.

With gratitude for your passion and dedication,

The NCCRT team

 

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CRC News: January 12, 2022

Dear NCCRT Members and 80% Partners,

We are thinking of you and hope that you stay healthy and safe during this latest surge of cases in the COVID-19 pandemic. We also want to share our gratitude with those of you who are working long hours on the front lines in health care. We are humbled by your dedication and appreciate all that you are doing to care for people in your communities.

Please read on for several updates and a special message from Dr. Steven Itzkowitz, our new NCCRT chair.

Be safe and well,

The NCCRT Team

Policy Success: Health Plans Can No Longer Impose Cost Sharing for Follow-up Colonoscopy

For years NCCRT members have been advocating for a policy fix to ensure patients do not receive charges for a colonoscopy following a positive non-colonoscopy screening test. (The Affordable Care Act eliminates cost-sharing for United States Preventive Services Task Force–recommended preventative services for individuals who are privately insured, including screening for colorectal cancer, but some health plans apply cost-sharing to follow-up colonoscopies.) As of Monday, this policy loophole has been addressed!

On January 10th, the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and the Treasury issued FAQs regarding coverage of colonoscopies pursuant to USPSTF recommendations. The FAQ specifies that plans are required to cover without cost-sharing, a follow-up colonoscopy performed to evaluate a positive non-invasive stool-based screening test or direct visualization test. Plans and issuers must provide coverage without cost sharing for plan or policy years beginning on or after May 31, 2022.

The Administration’s new policy does not change Medicare’s rules, which have not been updated to provide coverage of follow-up colonoscopies at no cost. With respect to Medicaid coverage, individuals who have Medicaid because their states expanded the program would receive a follow-up colonoscopy at no cost. However, individuals in the traditional Medicaid programs would not necessarily benefit from the new policy (because preventive services are not a mandatory benefit for this population), though each state could choose to update their Medicaid benefits.

Despite these limitations, this is a tremendous success, thanks in no small part to the work of numerous NCCRT members.

View the FAQs (see questions seven and eight on pages 11-12).

View the ACS CAN press release: New Guidance from Administration Helps Ensure Coverage for Follow-up Colonoscopies, Will Save Lives from Colon Cancer.

New 80% Blog Post: Welcome to the New Year from Dr. Steven Itzkowitz, NCCRT Chair

Don’t miss the latest post on the 80% Blog from Steven Itzkowitz, MD, FACP, FACG, AGAF of Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, our new NCCRT chair! Hear his reflections on our work in 2021, a bit about what the NCCRT is working on in 2022, and his hopes for our work together this year.

NCCRT Welcomes a New Program Manager!

We’re excited to welcome Ivonne Lopez, MA, to the NCCRT team! Ivonne will be responsible for managing ongoing NCCRT projects, assisting the directors in planning NCCRT events and strategic forums, among other activities. Until recently, Ivonne served as the COVID-19 Response Project Manager for the Hispanic Health Council in Hartford, CT. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and a Master’s degree in Global Development with a concentration in Conflict Resolution. Ivonne brings a wealth of experience working with volunteers, creating strategies to work effectively with diverse populations, and managing complex projects and programs.

We are thrilled for Ivonne to join the NCCRT team and hope you will have the opportunity to get to know her soon!

Call for Nominations for the 2022 Cancer Prevention Laurels Awards

The NCCRT is pleased to join the Prevent Cancer Foundation as co-sponsors of their prestigious Laurel awards program. You are invited to nominate individuals who you believe deserve this recognition. Awards will be made in these categories to recognize work in any area of cancer prevention or early detection, especially in times of COVID:

  • Cancer Prevention Laurel for National Leadership
  • Cancer Prevention Laurel for Dedication to Community Service
  • Cancer Prevention Laurel for Increasing Health Equity through Innovation

You may make one or more nominations; however, you may nominate someone for only one award category and may make only one nomination per award category. Provide a letter for each nomination describing why the nominee should be recognized with a particular award and include a short biographical sketch (no CVs, please). Submit your nominations by COB on Wednesday, March 2. If you have any questions, please contact Hayley Berger at hayley.berger@preventcancer.org.

Additionally, please save the date for the Foundation’s annual Prevent Cancer Dialogue: Prevention, Screening, Action on June 9-10, 2022. For more about the Laurels awards and the Dialogue, visit www.preventcancerdialogue.org.

Southeastern Colorectal Cancer Consortium Save the Date

Save the date for the 2022 Southeastern Colorectal Cancer Consortium (SECRCC) conference to be held June 15-17, 2022, in Irving, Texas. The conference provides an opportunity for consortium members to discuss challenges and share knowledge, tools, resources, and strategic approaches to increase CRC screening rates for the southeast.

 

Many thanks for the great work you do!

The NCCRT Team

 

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