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Welcome to CACV Online!

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

New NCCN Guidelines for Smoking Cessation Published: The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) has published the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines) for Smoking Cessation. Read more...

Mini-Grants Available from VBCF: The Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation (VBCF) has opened the 2015 application process for its Mini-Grant Program. Read more...

2015 VFTP Conference in April: A free interactive webinar hosted by the American Cancer Society, Comprehensive Cancer Rehabilitation: Essential Services for Improving Quality of Care and Survivorship will be aired on two dates: Tuesday, March 24 and Tuesday, March 31. Read more...

ACS Webinar on Survivorship March 24 & 31: A free interactive webinar hosted by the American Cancer Society, Comprehensive Cancer Rehabilitation: Essential Services for Improving Quality of Care and Survivorship. Read more...

Free Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Annual Health Care Professional Conference: There is still space available to attend the third annual LLS Health Care Professionals Conference on March 27. Read more...

HCA Professional Summit March 28: The HCA Virginia Cancer Care Network is hosting the 2015 Professional Summit: Quality Cancer Care in Our Community March 28th. Read more...

 

CACV Quarterly Meeting

Held March 12, 2014

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

 

Agenda


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