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Leaders in cancer prevention honored by the Prevent Cancer Foundation®

Photo Credit: Washington Talent FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Hayley Cooke Hayley.Cooke@preventcancer.org 703-837-3692 Alexandria, VA — On Thursday, April 25, the Prevent Cancer Foundation® recognized leaders in cancer prevention and early detection at the 2019 Dialogue for Action® Laurels Awards Luncheon. The Laurels Awards are presented annually to leaders in health equity, national leadership and […]

Share your project or program with the cancer prevention community at the 2019 Dialogue

On April 24-26, 2019, the Dialogue for Action® on Cancer Screening and Prevention is taking over the Hilton Crystal City right outside Washington, D.C. We’ll have 2½ days full of timely and engaging presentations, facilitated conversations, networking and relationship-building opportunities and more—all we need is you! If you’re looking for meaningful conversations at the Dialogue […]

Nominations now open: 2019 Cancer Prevention Laurels Awards

Nominations are open for the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s 2019 Cancer Prevention Laurels Awards! Since 2003, the Laurels Awards have recognized and celebrated innovators and leaders in the fight against cancer. We’re proud to have the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable (NCCRT) and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) as co-sponsors of these prestigious awards. […]

2018 Dialogue for Action® on Cancer Screening & Prevention

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Reducing colorectal cancer rates in Alaska

Claudia Christensen, ANP, is a nurse practitioner and one of the first non-physician providers in the U.S. to perform screening colonoscopies. As part of a program developed by the Alaska Native Tribal Health System, she has helped increase early detection and screening for colorectal cancer in high-risk Alaska Natives. She is a past recipient of […]

Dialogue with Project ECHO’s Erika Harding

Project ECHO’s Erika Harding will present the opening keynote address at the 2018 Dialogue for Action® on Cancer Screening and Prevention. Harding serves as the ECHO Institute’s Chief Replication Officer at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center in Albuquerque. She has been with ECHO for nearly ten years and has managed more than $37 million […]

Dialogue 2017—not a moment wasted

“This was the best Dialogue that I have attended. The content was applicable across cancers. There was not a moment of time wasted.” – Dialogue 2017 participant The 19th annual Dialogue for Action® on Cancer Screening & Prevention engaged a diverse and committed audience from 35 states, nine American Indian/Alaska Native tribes and organizations, the […]

Addressing equal access to preventive care in Tunisia

As a member of the Tunisian Association for Defending the Right to Health, Dr. Amna Khalfaoui plans to travel from North Africa to attend this year’s Dialogue for Action® conference. Dr. Khalfaoui is this week’s guest blog contributor. She discusses what challenges Tunisia faces to improving health care and what she’s most looking to take […]

Come to Dialogue with Aetna Foundation’s Garth Graham

  Garth Graham, MD, MPH, will deliver the opening keynote address at the Dialogue for Action® conference. Dr. Graham is president of the Aetna Foundation and a national authority on health disparities. We talked to Dr. Graham about his work to improve health equity across the country and what he’s looking forward to discussing at […]