The NYSCC Quarterly Member Meeting Series
The NYS Cancer Consortium Quarterly Member Meeting Series are virtual meetings held throughout the year to provide members with information about Consortium events and activities and feature a topic in cancer prevention and control. Meeting attendees learn about cancer-related activities happening across the state, and receive helpful information, resources, and best practices to reduce the state’s cancer burden.
These meetings are free and open to the public. Please visit our Events Overview Page for information on meeting dates and how to register.
The Consortium in Action
Our next Quarterly Member Meeting Series will feature a topic from one of our action teams listed below.
- June 9, 2023: HPV Coalition
- September 27, 2023: Lung Cancer Screening Action Team
- December 14, 2023: Survivorship and Lifestyle Behaviors Action Team
- March 12, 2024: Environmental Carcinogen Action Team
March 14, 2023
Addressing the Cancer Burden in LGBTQ+ Communities: A Training from the National LGBT Cancer Network
The National LGBT Cancer Network provided a training on how to apply best and promising practices to foster inclusive cancer education, prevention and screening in LGBTQ+ communities. Topics included LGBTQ+ terminology, identities, and population trends, cancer related health disparities impacting LGBTQ+ communities, and facilitators and barriers to cancer prevention, education, and screening among LGBTQ+ individuals.
March 14th Meeting Slides
December 8, 2022
Strategies to Impact Cancer Disparities in Under-Resourced Communities Across New York State
This meeting was the second part of a two-part series where a panel of experts spoke on the topic of cancer health disparities. Topics included cancer health disparities in New York State, systemic barriers to care, and strategies used to address these barriers.
September 28, 2022
Cancer Disparities and Health Inequities in New York State
This meeting was the first part of a two-part series where a panel of experts spoke on the topic of cancer health disparities. Topics included cancer health disparities in New York State, systemic barriers to care, and strategies used to address these barriers.
June 3, 2022
Data in Action: Using Public Opinion Data to Inform NYS Chronic Disease Prevention and Control Initiatives
Dr. Don Levy, the director of Siena College Research Institute, presented results from the 9th annual NYS Department of Health Chronic Disease Public Opinion Poll, a mixed methods survey of adult residents of NYS that was conducted in January 2021. The presentation summarized data on the perceptions of NYS adults about key public health issues and their attitudes towards public health policies in chronic disease prevention and control including tobacco control, cancer prevention and control (indoor tanning, HPV vaccination, paid leave), and nutrition.
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