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CRC News: March 8, 2022

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 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 [email protected] 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 Follow ABGH at

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 [email protected].

Blue Star Conversations

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 [email protected].

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.

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


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