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Cancer Action Coalition of Virginia is a 501c3 dedicated to serving Virginians interested in cancer issues including prevention, early detection, treatment, survivorship/palliative care, surveillance and equity and equality.

Coalition members include cancer survivors, caregivers and advocates as well as members of the state and local governments, community coalitions, non-profit organizations, universities, the cancer research community, and the health, medical and business communities.

Membership benefits include:

• Networking with others interested in cancer issues

• Sharing cancer resources

• Serving the community

• Learning about new programs, best practices, cutting edge issues, new policies

• Meeting and working with experts in the field

• Supporting legislative initiatives

• Raising awareness of cancer issues throughout the Commonwealth

• Having access to information and resources

• Making community connections

• Uniting to provide a larger voice for supporting change


News In Brief

Board Elections: Thank you for taking the time to vote.
Congratulations to the new CACV Board Members.

Recording of Saving Lives: Achieving a 80% Colorectal Cancer Screening Rate by 2018 is available: Webinar link available. Read more...

Celebrate Women & Girls' Wellness Month: April—Women & Girls' Wellness Month—is here and you can raise awareness of issues affecting women and girls. Read more...

Tobacco Cessation Program occurs every Tuesday in April in Norfolk: Free, four week group-based tobacco cessation support program designed to help tobacco users quit. Read more...

The National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS) webinar on April 29: join us for a webinar titled, “Patient-Care Team Communication: How Can the Survivor Prepare to Manage a Lifetime of Care?” on Wednesday, April 29th. Read more...

LLS is hosting National Capital Area chapter’s annual education program on May 9:LLS is inviting cancer patients, survivors and their families/caregivers to an exciting learning opportunity. Please help us spread the word. Read more...

GW Cancer Institute Cancer Control Tap Webinar on May 12: join us for a webinar titled, “Ask the Expert Session: Engaging with Local Health Departments for Comprehensive Cancer Control” on Tuesday, May 12. Read more...

LLS Staying Connected webinar on May 28: join us for a free, professional education webinar for school teachers, nurses, social workers, guidance counselors, college faculty, school psychologists, and administration on Thursday, May 28. Read more...

Women & Food: Beyond BMI on June 5 in Charlottesville. National and Virginia experts will explore the biological, emotional and behavioral issues and impacts of why, what and when women eat at Women’s Health Virginia’s 18th annual conference. Read more...

2015 Cancer Rehabilitation Symposium on June 9 at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD: The conference will present current practice models in cancer rehabilitation, identify evidence and practical considerations for the clinical utility of functional measurement tools and will discuss clinical integration of rehabilitation services into the oncology continuum of care and survivorship. Read more...


CACV Quarterly Meeting

Held March 12, 2014

Videoconference sites: Big Stone Gap, Charlottesville, Danville, Newport News, Harrisonburg



Program: Screening to Survivorship

Cancer Screening Guidelines
Kimberly Lewis, Health Systems Manager, Primary Care Systems, American Cancer Society

Empowered Patients and Patient-Centered Care

Tara Albrecht, Ph.D., ACNP-BC, RN, VCU

Affordable Care Act Update

Mary Frances Charlton, Attorney and Affordable Care Act Coordinator, Legal Aid Justice Center