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Dialogue for Action participants work to increase cancer screening across the country

Posted by Erica Childs Warner, Director, Evaluation and Outreach on January 16th, 2013 | No Comments »
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Health professionals, who attended the Foundation’s 2012 Dialogue for Action conference in March, have been busy working to make an impact in cancer screening in their communities. The 2012 Dialogue brought together over 200 health care professionals and advocates from 34 states, the District of Columbia and eight tribal nations and urban Indian health organizations. We recently asked the 2012 participants about their post-conference activities. The great majority of respondents (84%) reported that they shared information ...

The importance of Dialogue: Encouraging health professionals to improve cancer screening at the local level

Posted by Sarah Abou-El-Seoud, Coordinator, Research & Programs on December 18th, 2012 | No Comments »
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As 2012 draws to a close, the Foundation continues to plan the 2013 Dialogue for Action on Cancer Screening: Hitting the Targets. Registration has just opened for health professionals working in cancer screening. Even if you are not a health professional, the Dialogue is important for you, too! Conference participants from across the country use the knowledge, connections and experiences they gain at the Dialogue to improve cancer screening in their communities and work settings. ...

2013 Dialogue for Action™ on Cancer Screening: Save These Dates

Posted by Sarah Abou-El-Seoud, Programs Associate on October 25th, 2012 | 2 Comments »
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The 2013 Dialogue for Action™ on Cancer Screening: Hitting the Targets will take place on March 21-22, at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland. (March 20 will have pre-conference sessions.) In past years, the focus of the Dialogue has been colorectal cancer screening. New this year, the Dialogue for Action will expand to include the mandated guidelines-driven cancer screenings seen in quality measures (colorectal, cervical and breast cancer screenings) and will also cover ...

2012 Dialogue for Action: Improving the Health of our Communities

Posted by Sarah Abou-El-Seoud, Programs Associate on April 10th, 2012 | No Comments »
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On March 21-23, 2012, the Prevent Cancer Foundation held its 14th annual Dialogue for Action on Colorectal Cancer Screening: Today’s Progress, Tomorrow’s Challenge in Baltimore, Maryland. The conference brought together 200 passionate people—doctors, nurses, surgeons, community health workers, staff of state health departments, insurers and more from across the country—all committed to increasing colorectal cancer (CRC) screening! [caption id="attachment_6897" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Dialogue 2012 attendees discuss crc screening quality and cost."][/caption] The Dialogue for Action is a highly ...