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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


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News In Brief

CACV is on Social Media: You can now like CACV on Facebook, follow CACV on Twitter and Pinterest. Read more...

ACS presents A Quality of Life Agenda-Putting Palliative Care in Prime Time on June 25 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. in Norfolk, VA: Learn more about the role of palliative care during cancer and other serious illnesses and current legislation. Read more...

Cancer Policy Advocate Training, June 25-26, 2015 in Washington, DC: The National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS) invites you to attend a free two-day policy issues training designed for advocates June 25-26. Read more...

Clark Atlanta Cancer Center is conducting a research project among African American prostate cancer survivors: The project is to find out why African American men are diagnosed at higher rates for prostate cancer. Read more...

Keeping Well Series, July 14 from 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in Danville, VA: Join us for this free program. Dr. Fraifeld will present Controlling Your Pain. Read more...

Patient Advocate Foundation Launches Transportation Financial Aid Fund for Metastatic Melanoma and Metastatic Lung Cancer Patients: The program is accepting applications beginning May 1. Read more...

George Washington University (GW) Cancer Institute's Oncology Patient Navigator Training: The Fundamentals: FREE online training is based on the first-ever consensus-based Core Competencies for Patient Navigators. Read more...

CancerCare’s Connect Education workshops: Leading experts in oncology provide up-to-date information about cancer-related issues. Read more...


CACV Quarterly Meeting

June 11, 2015





Palliative Care

Leslie Blackhall

University of Virginia Health System


Patient Navigation

Messina Corder and Regina Kenner-Mary

Mary Wasthington Healthcare



Pamela DeGuzman

University of Virginia


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