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CRC News: March 25, 2021

CRC News: March 25, 2021

Dear NCCRT Members & 80% Partners:

We are excited to see share with you several updates for the fourth week of March, National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month!


Job Opportunity: Director, NCCRT – Programs and Partnerships

The American Cancer Society is seeking applicants for the position of Director, NCCRT – Programs and Partnerships. This position guides the NCCRT and ACS’s 80% in Every Community national campaign focused on increasing colorectal cancer screening rates to 80 percent nationwide. This position also provides leadership in strategic decision-making by identifying emerging science and trends, translating applied research, formulating science–based public health strategies, and builds external partnerships to advance the ACS mission, particularly for colorectal cancer. This role also offers leadership and subject matter expertise in colorectal cancer screening to comprehensive cancer control programs/coalitions by working closely with ACS Comprehensive Cancer Control initiatives team. The person in this position will co-direct the NCCRT in partnership with Emily Bell, MPH, Director, NCCRT – Colorectal Cancer Interventions. This is a remote, home-based position.

Caleb Levell, MA, who previously served in this position, is starting a new position with ACS as Strategic Director, National Partnerships & Roundtables. In this role, he will be tasked with guiding the enterprise strategy for convening national partnerships including ACS-led Roundtables and other mission critical collaboratives. We are glad to share that he will continue to work closely with NCCRT providing oversight and strategic direction to the NCCRT.

Please share the opportunity widely!

Replay Available: 2021 Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Webcast

Did you miss NCCRT’s annual Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month webcast on March 16, 2021? Now you can ! Watch the webcast to learn about national achievements and to hear the latest state of the field updates that inform our work.

Reminder: Register for Colorectal Cancer Screening & COVID-19 Update Webinar

Join us for NCCRT’s next webinar on Thursday, April 15 from 2:00-3:00 PM ET, in which we will reconvene the authors of NCCRT’s (released June 2020) for how NCCRT members, 80% pledged partners, and colorectal cancer screening advocates across the nation can work together to reignite our screening efforts appropriately, safely, and equally for all communities. The NCCRT hosted a . This webinar will bring the group back together to discuss what progress we’ve made and what challenges remain for colorectal cancer screening in 2021.

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.

Many thanks for the great work you do!

The NCCRT Team


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