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CACV Quarterly Meeting Save the Date

 

The Cancer Action Coalition of Virginia invites you to join the Virginia Colorectal Cancer Roundtable and its efforts to eliminate colorectal cancer as a major public health issue. Come learn and engage with us and other local stake holders at one or more of our events this March and April 2016! Click here for MORE INFORMATION and to REGISTER for this event.”

Norfolk Colorectal Roundtable Kickoff

A Call to Action: Increasing Screening to 80% by 2018: Bruce Waldholtz, MD

State of the State: Colorectal Cancer in Southeast Virginia: Jim Martin, PhD

Stephanie Wood: Chesapeake Regional Healthcare

Chong Lee, MD: Bon Secours Hampton Roads Health System

Denetra Hampton, MHSA, BS, RN: Nursing Education and Study Center

Bennie Marshall, RN, Ed.D.: Mount Gilead Baptist Church

Taking Action: Statewide and Within Health Systems: Mary Doroshenk, MA: National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable & American Cancer Society

Richmond Colorectal Roundtable Kickoff

A Call to Action: Increasing Screening to 80% by 2018: Khalid Matin, MD, FACP

State of the State: Colorectal Cancer in Central Virginia: Jim Martin, PhD

Carron Young, RN, BSN: Community Care Network of Virginia

Resa Jones, MPH, PhD: Virginia Commonwealth University

Paul D. Charron, MD: The Cancer Center at Henrico Doctors' Hospital

Taking Action: Statewide and Within Health Systems: Andy Cobb, American Cancer Society

Roanoke Roundtable

Kickoff A Call to Action: Increasing Screening 80% by 2018: Zachary Gregg, MD

State of the State: Colorectal Cancer in Southwestern Virginia: Jim Martin, PhD

Why Don’t We Screen?: Edwin Polverino, MD and Erik Womeldorf, MD

Colorectal Cancer Screening: Colonoscopy and its Alternatives: Farrell Adkins, MD

Navigator’s Role in Colorectal Screening: Susan Mathena Colorectal

Cancer Screening: A Creative Approach: John Griessmayer

Taking Action: Statewide and Within Health Systems

Fairfax Roundtable Kickoff

A Call to Action: Increasing Screening 80% by 2018: Bruce Waldoltz, MD

State of the State: Colorectal Cancer in Northern Virginia: Jim Martin, PhD

Screening of Colorectal Cancer: Richard Fortunato, DO, FASCRS, FACS

Strategies for Establishing Relationships and Referrals with GI Practices: Timothy Cannon, MD

What Do I Do If Something is Found on My Colonoscopy?: Timothy Plerhops, MD, MPH

Neighborhood Health: Basim Khan, MD, MPA

Screening for Colorectal Cancer: Carron Young, RN, BSN

Advanced Colorectal Cancer in the Neighborhood: Elmer Huetra, MD

Taking Action: Statewide and Within Health Systems Mary Doroshenk, MA

 

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About Us

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

CACV Conference: Highlights from the CACV conference speakers are now available on our Conference page!

 

CACV Quarterly Meeting

June 11, 2015

Agenda

 

PowerPoint

 

Palliative Care

Leslie Blackhall

University of Virginia Health System

 

Patient Navigation

Messina Corder and Regina Kenner-Mary

Mary Wasthington Healthcare

 

Survivorship

Pamela DeGuzman

University of Virginia

 

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