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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

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

CACV Quarterly Meeting: The next CACV quarterly meeting will be on Thursday, June 11. 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...

Personalized Medicine: Research is Reality: Access the recording from the webinar tyhat took place on January 22nd. Read more...

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

Sentara Cancer Network Free Skin Cancer Screening on Monday, May 11 and Monday, May 18: May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Join us for one of the free skin cancer screenings. Read more...

Shared Voice: Individualizing Patient-Centered Communication For Advanced Lung Cancer Patients on May 21: join Lilly Oncology for a web presentation presented by a distinguished panel of lung cancer and communication experts who are exploring patient-centered communication. 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