Connecticut Cancer Partnership 14th Annual Meeting

Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017 8 AM – 1 PM Screening Guidelines and Shared Decision-Making Challenges, Controversy, Disparities Sheraton Hartford South Hotel–Rocky Hill FREE Box lunch included Our speakers include: Beth Jones, PhD, MPH, Program Director, Assistant Director for Diversity and Health Equity, Yale Cancer Center, Research Scientists Yale School of Public Health .  Dr. Jones is a cancer epidemiologist whose work and teaching focus is on health disparities. Her research is focused on racial/ethnic differences in cancer screening and cancer outcomes. Lynn Tanoue, MD, Yale School of Medicine, Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary); Clinical Chief, Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine;…

Adopting Survivorship Care Plans and the Commission on Cancer’s Implementation Standard

By the Connecticut Cancer Partnership Survivorship Committee with
Marion Morra and Lucinda Hogarty

Adoption of survivorship care plans (SCP) is a key objective of The Connecticut Cancer Partnership’s 2014-2017 Connecticut Comprehensive Cancer Plans. (1) The Partnership’s Survivorship Committee is responsible for devising implementing strategies addressing this objective.

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Endnotes

1.     Lifetime risk of developing or dying from cancer. American Cancer Society Web site.http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerbasics/lifetime-probability-of-developing-or-dying-from-cancer. Updated September 5, 2013. Accessed November 4, 2013. 2.     Statewide projection data. Connecticut State Data Center. Statewide Projection Data: Statewide Projections. Storrs, CT: Connecticut State Data Center. Web site.http://ctsdc.uconn.edu/projections/state_wide.html.  Accessed February 23, 2012. 3.     Mariotto AB, Yabroff KR, Shao Y, Feuer EJ, Brown ML. Projections of the cost of cancer care in the United States: 2010-2020. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2011; 103(2): 117-28. 4.     Siegel R, Naishadham D, Jemal A. Cancer statistics, 2012. CA Cancer J Clin. 2012; 62: 10-29. 5.     Jemal A, Simard EP, Dorell…