CT 80% Colorectal Cancer Symposium

Join us May 31st for a symposium to discuss colorectal cancer and engage with peers to achieve 80% screening rates in Connecticut. Building the Bridge Beyond 2018 Sheraton Hartford South Hotel, 100 Capital Boulevard, Rocky Hill Thursday, May 31, 2018 – 7:15 AM to 12:30 PM  Register here: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=dfttrvcab&oeidk=a07ef2wyu4r7c56340f Objectives: To engage organizations that are interested in improving colorectal cancer screening rates, sharing best practices and using this meeting as a kickoff to achieve 80% in Connecticut.   Organizations Sharing Best Practices: Employer – State of Connecticut Employee Wellness Program Community Health Center – Fair Haven Community Health Care Gastroenterologist –…

2017 Connecticut Cancer Partnership Annual Meeting Presenters & Presentation Slides

  Event Held on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017 Screening Guidelines and Shared Decision-Making Challenges, Controversy, Disparities Event Agenda and Acknowledgements Our speakers included: Beth Jones, PhD, MPH, Director, Smilow Screening & Prevention Program, Assistant Director for Diversity and Health Equity, Yale Cancer Center, Research Scientist and Lecturer, Yale School of Public Health .  Dr. Jones is a cancer epidemiologist whose work and teaching focus is on health disparities. Her current research is focused on racial/ethnic differences in cancer screening and cancer outcomes. Cancer Screening: Setting the Stage – Challenges, Controversy and Health Disparities Polly Sather, MSN, APRN, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN)…