Tag Archives: Cancer

Moving Beyond Breast Cancer DVD Online

The following was posted on the NCI Cancer Educators’ Listserv. “This it let you know that the DVD, Moving Beyond Breast Cancer, is online and ready for viewing. Just a reminder that it’s an existing product, not a new one, … Continue reading

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NCI Announces Guide to Communicating Data to Lay Audiences

The following was posted on the NCI Cancer Patient Educators’ Listserv [CA-PATIENT-ED@LIST.NIH.GOV] Communicating data to lay audiences is difficult, but the National Cancer Institute’s newly released Making Data Talk: A Workbook can help you present scientific and health data in … Continue reading

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Online Education and Training for Health Professionals

Now Easily Accessible on Cancer.govThe National Cancer Institute (NCI) has organized its online tutorials, web-based tools, and video casts into one convenient location on the Education and Training for Health Professionals web page. Learn about critical topics including clinical trials, translational … Continue reading

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What’s New for ‘Health Literacy

What’s new for ‘health literacy – a selected list of articles found from a recent search. Health literacy and medication understanding among hospitalized adults. Marvanova M, Roumie CL, Eden SK, Cawthon C, Schnipper JL, Kripalani S.J Hosp Med. 2011 Oct … Continue reading

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New Website Helps Cancer Patients Connect

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. A new website, developed with the participation of The American Cancer Society is using unique technology to help people facing cancer more easily find the peers, resources, and information they need. See … Continue reading

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Health Observances for November

The following was posted on the BHIC blog. November brings a number of health observances. We start with three today, and more will follow during the month. National Diabetes Awareness Month Stay healthy with Diabetes and prevent Type 2. Read … Continue reading

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CDC Releases Cancer Data for 1999-2008

CDC’s Division of Cancer Prevention and Control is pleased to announce the early release of National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR) cancer incidence data for the years 1999–2008 to facilitate cancer control planning. The data are available through CDC WONDER … Continue reading

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Research to Reality

  https://researchtoreality.cancer.gov/ Research to Reality is an online community of practice that links cancer control practitioners and researchers and provides opportunities for discussion, learning, and enhanced collaboration on moving research into practice. For more information see http://bit.ly/hdNmfQ [posted in PHPartners … Continue reading

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Number of U.S. Cancer Survivors Grows to Nearly 12 Million

…from the CDC “The number of cancer survivors in the United States increased from 3 million in 1971 to 11.7 million in 2007, according to a new study by CDC and the National Cancer Institute. A cancer survivor is defined … Continue reading

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The Ninth Annual Cancer Survivorship Series: Living With, Through & Beyond Cancer

The following message was posted on the NCI Cancer Patient Educators’ Listserv. Please pass this information on to those affected by cancer!   “CancerCare, in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute: Office of Cancer Survivorship and Office of Communications and Education, LIVESTRONG, American Cancer … Continue reading

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