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Hilton Jackson

1001 East County Line Road

Jackson, MS 39211

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Greetings, (POSTPONED)

We are honored to invite you and other key partners to attend the Mississippi Partnership for Comprehensive Cancer Control (MP3C) Coalition 2020 Annual Conference! This year’s theme is “2020: Breaking New Ground. The MP3C Annual Conference will be held at the Hilton Jackson, 1001 County Line Road, Jackson, MS on Thursday, April 2, 2020 from 7:45 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

The MP3C Annual Conference is free and open to the public, including survivors, caregivers, healthcare professionals, community activists, legislators, and all interested. In addition, the following free Continuing Education Hours (CEs) are pending for: dental (dentists, hygienists and/or hygienist assistants), nurses, CHES, and Social Workers.

License/Certificate Numbers are needed for registering for CEs and should be included in your online registration.

We project this year’s event to be a wonderful resource for the community, those in cancer treatment, survivors, caregivers, public health professionals, healthcare professionals, and all involved.

Registration attendance is limited and closes at maximum. We look forward to receiving your registration and seeing you April 2nd.

Please feel free to forward this information to anyone that may be interested in attending.

If you need hotel accommodations, you may reserve a room with the Hilton Jackson by calling (601-957-2800) using the group code: (MP3C4). The group rate for the conference is $96.00 per night and the deadline to reserve a room with this code is March 15, 2020.

If you have any questions, please contact Millicent Shelby at (601) 206-1559 or via email at: millicent.shelby@msdh.ms.gov.


7:45 – 8:30

Registration/Vendors/Continental Breakfast

8:30 – 8:45

Welcome & Opening Remarks

8:45 – 9:45

Burden of Cancer in Mississippi, Dr. Deirdre Rogers

9:45 – 10:45

HPV Prevention in Mississippi, Dr. Thomas Dobbs

10:45 – 11:00


11:00 – 12:00

Concurrent Sessions:

Resources, Catherine Young, Deborah Lake, Amy Ellis

Advocacy, Kimberly Hughes

Cancer Survivorship, Jamie Grissom

Health Equity, Dr. Chigozie Udemgba

12:00 –12:15


12:15 – 1:30


Cancer Survivor, Timothy Kendricks

1:30 – 1:45


1:45 – 2:45

Concurrent Sessions:

Palliative Care, Donna Evans

Vaping, Rochelle Culp Thompson

Oral Cancer, Dr. Tina Woods

Colorectal Cancer, Jimmie Wells

2:45 – 3:00


3:00 – 4:00

Immunotherapy, Dr. John Hrom

4:00 – 4:30

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Hilton Jackson

1001 East County Line Road

Jackson, MS 39211

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