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
SAVE THE DATE-September Quarterly Meeting: The September quarterly CACV meeting will be videoconferenced on Thursday, September 11. Watch this space for details. Read more...
Virginia Department of Health Seeks Responses for Comprehensive Cancer Control Program Survey: The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) launched a survey on 6/12/2014 to obtain your feedback on Comprehensive Cancer Control (CCC) Program. Please take this opportunity to take the survey if you have not already done so. Your comments are important and will be used solely for quality improvement purposes. Read more...
Monday Cancer Salon at Eleve beauty and Spirit: Salon Mizu, in partnership with its sister business, eleve` beauty and spirit, will open its doors on Mondays, the salon will serve only clients who are cancer patients or survivors. Read more...
Webinar July 16 on Colorectal Research: The Colon Cancer Alliance is sponsoring a webinar, The Latest in Colorectal Cancer Research & Treatment. Read more...
Komen Volunteer Training: Virginia Blue Ridge Affiliate of Susan G. Komen training for Breast Health Educators will be at the Danville Redevelopment Housing Authority. Read more...
VQHN Discussion July 17:The Virginia Quality Healthcare Network will sponsor What’s Next for Public Health roundtable discussion featuring presentations from Dr. Marissa Levine, State Health Commissioner, on Thursday, July 17. Read more...
Colorectal Cancer & the 80% x 18 Screening Initiative: Following up on a presentation at the June 12 quarterly meeting, your organization is welcome to sign on to the 80% by 2018 initiative and utilize the suggested resources as a way to go from “pledge to practice.” Read more...
Held March 13, 2014
Videoconference sites: Big Stone Gap, Charlottesville, Danville, Falls Church, Harrisonburg, Newport News
Chip Cagle, MBA, Med
General Manager, Capital Caring, Falls Church
Director of Strategic Plan, Interfaith and Diversity Workgroup, Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (C-TAC)
Kristen Smith, MSN, RN, MSW
Palliative Care Program Director
Inova Health System