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2019 Utah Cancer Action Network Conference: Translation to Action

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Wasatch Retreat and Conference Center

75 South 200 East

Salt Lake City, UT 84111

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Increasing knowledge of community-based cancer prevention, cancer screening, and cancer treatment resources.

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In Utah, cancer ranks as the second leading cause of the death, and will soon be the number one cause of death in the U.S., and in Utah (CDC, 2019).

The goal of the 2019 Utah Cancer Action Network Conference: Translation to Action is to support the Utah State Cancer Plan by increasing awareness of community-based resources, and provide referral and networking opportunities between community based organizations, healthcare providers, patient advocates, and patient navigators.

Agenda:

  • Breakfast, Registration, Networking
  • Speakers, Breakout Sessions, workshops
  • Luncheon
  • Exercise / Massage / Meditation Breaks
  • Speakers, Breakout Sessions, workshops
  • Community-Based Organization Expo

Outcomes:

  • Support implementation of Utah State Cancer Plan
  • Increase awareness of community resources
  • Strengthen collaboration

Audience

  • CBOs (Community based organizations)
  • Community Health Workers
  • Community Advocates
  • Employers/Benefits/HR
  • Integrative Wellness Providers
  • Nurses Navigators
  • Oncologists
  • Patient Navigators
  • Primary Care Providers
  • Social Workers

Presentations, Workshop, and CBO Expo will cover issues such as:

  • Cancer Screening
  • Community Engagement
  • Evidence-Based Programs
  • Food as Medicine
  • Health Policy
  • Mindfulness & Mental Health
  • Patient Navigation
  • Survivor Care Plans
  • Using Cancer Data for Program and Policy Decisions
  • Utah State Cancer Plan

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75 South 200 East

Salt Lake City, UT 84111

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