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Raise Your Voice

How can you get involved and advocate for high quality cancer care? Federal funding is critical to the advancement of medical research in the United States. The National Institutes of Health (NIH), made up of 27 different institutes and centers, is our nation's medical research agency. For more than 100 years, research supported by the

By | 2016-11-17T15:01:06+00:00 July 8th, 2016|Categories: Advocacy|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Patient-Engaged Care

In May, the National Academy of Medicine held a meeting focused on furthering patient- and family-engaged healthcare. Patients, patient advocates, healthcare providers, researchers, and representatives from government agencies and organizations involved in patient care, program, and policies came together to talk about ways to build on research to promote patient- and family-engaged care. On one

By | 2016-11-17T15:01:06+00:00 June 20th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

National Health Care Decisions Day: It Always Seems Too Early, Until It’s Too Late

Health care decisions can be overwhelming. Planning can help. National Health Care Decisions Day (NHCDD), on April 16, is a national initiative to "inspire, educate and empower the public and providers about the importance of advance care planning" (www.nhdd.org). It encourages patients to make health care decisions about what is most important to them including

By | 2016-11-17T15:01:06+00:00 April 15th, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

What is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month? March is National Colorectal Cancer (CRC) Awareness Month. According to American Cancer Society, among cancers that affect both genders, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer related death in the US, and the third leading cause when considering men and women separately. Every year approximately 140,000 Americans

By | 2016-11-17T15:01:06+00:00 March 16th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Cancer Prevention Month

What Can You Do to Prevent Cancer? February is National Cancer Prevention Month and we want to make sure that patients are prepared with the information they need to live their healthiest lives with the knowledge and resources necessary to help prevent cancer. During National Cancer Prevention Month, cancer prevention advocates work to educate the

By | 2016-11-17T15:01:06+00:00 February 17th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments