Announcing the 2015 Dialogue for Action®: Expanding Access through Innovation!

July 24, 2014

Mark your calendars for this can’t-miss event on April 22–24, 2015.

Preparation for the 2015 Dialogue is underway. We’re working to bring you the best information about technology, policy, expanding access to cancer screening and health care and more. We’re organizing sessions, lining up speakers and planning new networking opportunities.

The Dialogue is an essential conference for those passionate about cancer screening. You can exchange ideas with primary care physicians, medical specialists, individuals working in medical technology, nurses, advocates, survivors, patient navigators, health services researchers and public health professionals, all in one place.

woodmansee ACA panel July 2014

David Woodmansee discusses implementation of the Affordable Care Act on the state level at the 2014 Dialogue. With him (L to R) are Marcus Plescia, M.D., M.P.H., Donald Warne, M.D., M.P.H., and Geraldine McGinty, M.D., M.B.A.

Last year’s participants came from 33 states, 9 American Indian/Alaska Native tribes and organizations, Japan and Israel. This is what past participants said:

  • About one-half intend to implement change in their workplaces or communities as a result of attending the Dialogue.
  • About two-thirds plan to contact colleagues they met at the Dialogue to discuss or collaborate on cancer screening activities.
  • “The excellent agenda covered a wide range of cancer topics that were very applicable to my work.”

Over 90% who answered the survey indicated they would attend another Dialogue.

Coffey armchair July 2014

Donald Coffey, Ph.D., discusses the future of prostate cancer screening with two attendees at the 2014 Dialogue.

Stay connected to this fantastic conference! Check out the online toolkit which features the networking resource guide, 2014 speaker presentations, posters and conversation notes. Stay tuned to hear first about podcasts that continue the 2014 conference conversation and news about the 2015 conference.

For more information about the annual national Dialogue for Action, visit or contact Jenny Twesten at 703-837-3682 or

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