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.

  • April 16, 2024: – “Nobody Told Me I Needed to Be Screened”: Elements of Effective Communication from Community and Clinical Perspectives Register Here
  • June 20, 2025: Healthy Eating and Active Living (HEAL) Action Team Register Here


March 12, 2024

Environmental Carcinogens Action Team: The Consortium in Action

The team provided an overview of the latest evidence on environmental carcinogens, activities of the action team and future directions followed by a panel discussion on environmental health equity.

Meeting Recording

Presentation Slides

December 14, 2023

NYS Cancer Survivorship: Improving Care, Bolstering our Workforce

The New York State Cancer Consortium’s Cancer Survivorship Action Team provided an overview of models of care in cancer survivorship and a framework to support care delivery systems. They reviewed their ongoing projects, including education and future training opportunities. They also discussed their ongoing pilot Advanced Practice Provider (APP) training program that offers opportunities for APPs to rotate among rural and urban settings, including member institutions (Columbia University, Bassett Health, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center), and an upcoming Project ECHO with opportunities for training primary care provider teams about cancer survivorship.

Survivorship Action Team Meeting Recording

Presentation Slides

September 27, 2023

Lung Cancer Screening Action Team Presents: The Consortium in Action

The Lung Cancer Screening Action Team provided our Consortium members and those alike, with a knowledgeable panel for conversations that explore the status of lung cancer screening in New York State and examine current efforts and promising avenues to increase screening.

Lung Cancer Action Team Meeting Recording

September 27 Meeting Slides

IASLC Language Guide

June 9, 2023

Taking a Jab at Cancer Prevention: Closing the HPV Vaccination Gap in New York State

The HPV Coalition lead the first of our Consortium in Action Series. They directed our conversation towards the importance of HPV vaccination in cancer prevention and how Coalition members can work together to improve vaccination rates. We heard from pediatricians from the Coalition who provided a plethora of information and introduced the new Start at Age 9 campaign.

HPV Presentation Slides

June 9th Meeting Recording

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.

National LGBT+ Network Presentation Slides

March 14th Meeting Recording

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.

Dec 8 Meeting Slides

Dec 8 Meeting Recording

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.

Sept 28 Meeting Slides

Sept 28 Meeting Recording

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.

June 3rd Meeting Slides

June 3rd Meeting Recording

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This publication was supported by Cooperative Agreement Number, N5U58DP006309-04, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or the Department of Health and Human Services, Health Research, Inc. or the NYS Department of Health.