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...
Digestive Disorders Topic for August 12 in Danville: Danville gastroenterologist Dr. Bhushan H. Pandya, will present a free program, Digestion vs. Indigestion on Tuesday, Aug. 12, from 11:30 am to 1 pm at Ballou Recreation Center, Danville. Read more...
CoC Standards for Navigation Topic for Webinar July 29: The Academy of Oncology Nurse and Patient Navigator is sponsoring a webinar at 11 am and again at 3 pm Tuesday, July 29, to discuss the Commission on Cancer standards and requirements for patient navigation and survivorship care plans. 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