Western Colorectal Cancer Consortium Conference

Western Colorectal Cancer Consortium Conference

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$100 – $400

Date and time

Location

Knight Cancer Research Building

2720 South Moody Avenue

Portland, OR 97201

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Refunds up to 30 days before event

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About this event

The inaugural Western Colorectal Cancer Consortium Conference will be held on March 6th and 7th at the Knight Cancer Research Building at the OHSU campus in Portland, OR. The speakers in this conference will include experts in:

  • Approaches to sustain and build upon colorectal cancer screening programs so that a greater segment of the population is reached

  • Highlighted programs from around the nation and the west with successful colorectal cancer prevention and treatment programs

  • Review of how data should be collected and reported for the colorectal cancer care continuum

  • Explore systems that screen and treat the uninsured and medically underserved

  • Explore solutions to the emerging problem of increasing colorectal cancer incidence in younger adults

  • Examine the roles of health insurers and large comprehensive medical systems in increasing CRC screening rates

  • Programs that engage primary care physicians and gastroenterologists

  • Discuss and give examples of the role of public health professionals in increasing CRC screening

  • Discuss the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on screening and care delivery for colorectal cancer

  • Understand national advocacy efforts to improve colorectal cancer

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