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CRC News: March 17, 2023

CRC News: March 17, 2023
Dear NCCRT Members & 80% Partners:Everyone deserves to live a life free from colorectal cancer. That’s why in 2019 the American Cancer Society National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable launched 80% in Every Community, our bold, shared goal to reach colorectal cancer screening rates of 80% and higher in communities across the nation.

Today, we’re excited to share with you our new campaign video, which shares what 80% in Every Community means to our members and partners. We hope that you will take a look and share widely!

It’s not too late to register for NCCRT’s Annual Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Webcast!

If you haven’t already, we hope you will  for NCCRT’s annual National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Webcast on Thursday, March 23rd from 2:00-3:00 PM ET.

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.

NCCRT Member Events

  • The American Cancer Society, in collaboration with, OSU-The James and the Harry C Moores Foundation with support from the Ohio Partners for Cancer Control, Mountains of Hope, the Michigan Cancer Prevention Task Force, is offering a virtual learning session, Health Equity Across the Cancer Care Continuum: Colorectal Cancer, on March 23, 2023 at 9:00 AM ET. The session will focus on colorectal cancer disease burden with an emphasis on addressing disparities in prevention, early detection, diagnosis, treatment, survivorship, and palliative care.  at no cost. CME credit is available.
  • The Prevent Cancer Foundation’s 2023 Prevent Cancer Dialogue will be held virtually as a series of two webcast summits addressing innovations and health equity in cancer prevention and early detection.  for each virtual summit is separate and free of charge.
    • Summit 1: Addressing Community-Level Disparities in Cancer Prevention and Early Detection Wednesday, May 24, 2023, 1:00-4:00 PM ET.
    • Summit 2: Harnessing the Power of Innovation to Improve Cancer Prevention and Early Detection – Wednesday, June 28, 2023, 1:00-4:00 PM ET.
  •  is open for the 7th annual Southeastern Colorectal Cancer Consortium Conference June 21-23, 2023 in Norfolk, Virginia.  are due April 28, 2023. Find the agenda and registration information on the SECRC Consortium website.
Many thanks for the great work you do!The NCCRT Team

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