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
Upcoming CACV Team Calls:Early Detection, Wednesday, Sept. 24. Future team calls will be Oct. 29 and Nov. 19. The December meeting is a face-to-face meeting on Dec. 11. Read more...
Virginia Cancer Patient Navigation Network Meeting Oct. 1: The VCPNN agenda promises two informative speakers and an opportunity to meet fellow navigators and health care colleagues from across the state. Read more...
ACS Webinar on Distress Screening: Psychosocial Distress Screening in CoC-accredited Cancer Programs, a free webinar hosted by the American Cancer Society. Read more...
Third Annual Teal Mansion Lighting Sept. 23: September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and the Virginia Governor's Mansion will go teal on Tuesday, Sept. 23. Read more...
Cancer Summit at Bon Secours Oct, 9: The inaugural Bon Secours Cancer Institute Cancer Summit Precision Cancer Care: Current Evidence & Future Direction will feature speakers providing talks on precision medicine and genomics as well as cutting edge information on treatment for prostate, lung, breast and colorectal cancers. Read more...
Research to Reality’s Cyber-Seminar Series on HPV: Accelerating HPV Vaccine Uptake: What is Working and Why will be Tuesday, Sept. 23. Read more...
Third Annual Oncology Nursing Conference Nov. 8: Free conference open to OCN nurses and any nurse wanting additional information on oncology issues. CEUs offered. Conference will be Saturday, November 8. 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