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CRC News: November 3, 2021

CRC News: November 3, 2021

Last Call! Register for Today’s Pre-Meeting Session: What Do the Data Tell Us?

Each year NCCRT members and partners look forward to the highly rated, repeat panel: What Do the Data Tell Us: What Can We Learn from the Latest Colorectal Cancer Screening Rate Trends Over Time? This year’s panel will take place as a pre-meeting to the 2021 80% in Every Community Conference & NCCRT Annual Meeting (Nov. 15-17) today from 1:00-2:00 PM ET.

The session will provide a look at the latest colorectal cancer screening data sets to assess our progress in reaching colorectal cancer screening rates of 80% and higher in communities across the nation. Join this session to hear from the experts on the latest screening rate data from the key colorectal cancer screening data sets: BRFSS, NHIS, HEDIS, and UDS.

It’s also not too late to register for the 2021 80% in Every Community Conference & NCCRT Annual Meeting (virtual, Nov. 15-17)! We have an exciting agenda planned and hope you will join us.


Job Opportunities at the American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society is seeking applicants for two positions that will have oversight to colorectal cancer screening work and collaborate with the NCCRT. Both opportunities are remote, home-based positions.

  • Director, Hospital Systems Capacity Building – cultivates and supports partnerships and capacity-building assistance to hospital systems, integrated delivery systems, state and local health departments and other health systems across the U.S.
  • Senior Director, Prevention & Early Detection – oversees and directs the design, execution and evaluation of cancer prevention and early detection programs at the national, state and local levels with a focus on reducing disparities and advancing heath equity.


Reminder: Submit Your Nominations for the 2022 80% in Every Community National Achievement Awards

The NCCRT is pleased to announce that nominations are open for the 2022 80% in Every Community National Achievement Awards, a competitive recognition program that seeks to highlight colorectal cancer screening success stories by recognizing individuals and organizations who are dedicating their time, talent and expertise to advancing the shared goal to reach colorectal cancer screening rates of 80% and higher in communities across the nation.

Visit the awards webpage to learn about contest rules, prizes and recognition, and to submit your nomination. The nominations deadline is November 19th, 2021.

The 80% in Every Community National Achievement Awards program is made possible in part by support from Platinum sponsors to our 80% in Every Community Conference & NCCRT Annual Meeting. Thank you to Guardant Health for sponsoring the 2022 awards program!


The Colon Cancer Foundation is Seeking Applicants to a New Ambassador Program

The Colon Cancer Foundation, a NCCRT member, is launching an ambassador program called CRC Champions. From CCF: Are you a passionate supporter of our organization’s mission, A World Without Colorectal Cancer™? Then CRC Champions is a perfect opportunity to help promote the message. We’re looking for engaged CRC patients, caregivers, survivors, or anyone affected by the disease who wants to help increase awareness about CRC and the importance of earlier conversations leading to on-time CRC screening. Apply now.


Reminder: New Funding Opportunity from Stand Up To Cancer

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) invites applications for the SU2C Colorectal Cancer Health Equity Community Engagement Grant. The grant supports grassroots level engagement to increase colorectal cancer screening rates to 80% among minority and traditionally underrepresented populations. Learn more and apply by Friday, November 19, 2021 at 12pm ET.

Additional inquiries about the program guidelines, eligibility requirements, and application materials can be directed to the SU2C Advocacy Office at: [email protected] or 424-283-3671.


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