Welcome to the New York State Cancer Consortium!
The New York State Cancer Consortium (NYSCC) is a network of individuals and organizations that collaborate to address the cancer burden in New York State. The NYSCC and its members are guided by the strategic plan, the NYS Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan 2012-2017, which outlines objectives and suggested strategies to reduce the burden of cancer in NYS. We hope you use this site to learn more about cancer in New York and to further your own organization's efforts to decrease the cancer burden for all New Yorkers. To learn more about the NYSCC and the benefits of membership in the NYSCC click here.
Have you taken the pledge?
The NCCRT and the NYSCC is encouraging that organizations pledge their commitment to the 80% by 2018 effort. The pledge represents a commitment to work toward increasing the number of people screened for colorectal cancer and substantially reducing colorectal cancer as a major public health problem. Sign up to support this cause and let us know! Member organizations that have signed the pledge will be listed on the NYSCC website in March in celebration of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.
Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month is coming in March! The New York State Cancer Services Programs will be organizing "Main Streets Go Blue" campaigns at the local level. Click here to reach your local Cancer Services Program and get involved!
View previous member stories of the month by clicking here.
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Cancer Prevention Month and World Cancer Day Social Media Toolkit: George Washington University Cancer Institute announced the release of this toolkit to promote cancer prevention month and World Cancer Day (February 4) to help disseminate messaging, manage social media accounts and plan a social media strategy with evaluation.
Press Release Colorectal Cancer Screening: Modifiable press release to increase awareness of Colorectal Cancer and screening.
NCCRT Colorectal Social Media Messages: Posts and tweets to increase awareness of colorectal cancer.
Tools & Resources 80% by 2018: The NCCRT provides information on 80% by 2018, information on how to join and graphics, social media messages and other communications.
80% by 2018 BLOG: The NCCRT announced the launch to feature posts that highlight 80% by 2018 success stories and emergent topics to support your work to achieve 80% by 2018.
Camp Sparkle: A special camp supported by Gilda’s Club NYC for kids (ages 4-12) who have been diagnosed with cancer, have a loved one who is living with cancer or are grieving the death of a loved one from cancer. This camp provides week long sessions when school is not in session and is completely free. Space is limited, and priority registration will be given to first-time campers. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
New York State Comprehensive Cancer Control Dashboard: This interactive, web-based Dashboard will be used to monitor progress of cancer prevention and control efforts in NYS and to guide organizations working toward cancer prevention and control to areas most in need of intervention. The Dashboard provides information on twenty-four of the health promotion, cancer prevention and early detection indicators identified in the New York State Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan, 2012-2017.
Send your resources for listing (recent reports, list of area resources, etc.).
To view the archived "Recent Resources", click here.
2016 Dialogue for Action- Registration Open: “Progress & Prospects in Cancer Screening & Prevention” is an annual national conference that convenes a diversity of stakeholders committed to realizing the lifesaving potential of cancer screening for all communities. Registration is open for this event to take place in Baltimore, MD.
Abstract Submission: February 8th Deadline! The 8th Biennial Cancer Survivorship Research Conference, “Innovation in a Rapidly Changing Landscape” in Washington, DC, June 16-18 is accepting abstracts for both poster presentations and complete symposia. Poster presentations can be submitted for scientific abstracts and programmatic abstracts. Symposia submissions are being solicited in harnessing high-tech interventions for cancer survivors and meeting the unique needs of survivors of less common adult cancers.
2016 Survivorship Research Conference and Survivor Advocate Program Registration Open: Researchers, clinicians, cancer survivors, advocates, program planners, policy-makers and public health experts are brought together to present, discuss and disseminate groundbreaking cancer survivorship research. Applications are also being accepted for the Survivor Advocate Program, providing scholarships for up to 20 advocates to attend the conference. Deadline for scholarship applications is February 12. The conference will be June 16-18 in Washington, DC.
NYS Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan Revision: The NYSCC Steering Committee has begun to look at and plan for revision of the 2012-2017 NYS Comp. Cancer Plan. There will be numerous opportunities for NYSCC members to take part, including reviewing current plan sections for updating and revising objectives. Opportunities will be listed in the “Member Opportunities” section of the monthly BLAST emails. Stay tuned!
NYSCC Member Program Directory: If your program is not listed, click on the link to provide information.
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