5097.0 Policy and Systems Strategies for Reducing Health Disparities and Improving Cancer Control

Wednesday, November 10, 2010: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
This session includes talks addressing use of policy and systems strategies for cancer prevention and control, with a particular focus on strategies relevant to health disparities. Policy and systems strategies are especially useful given the community-level focus of many public health efforts.
Session Objectives: 1. Describe policy and systems-level strategies for addressing the public health burden of cancer. 2. Discuss how policy and systems strategies can reduce health disparities in cancer. 3. Discuss the cost effectiveness of policy and systems strategies.
Claire Robb, PhD, MPH

Creating a Virtual Community to Move Cancer Control Research into Practice: The Cancer Control P.L.A.N.E.T. Step 2 Experience
Alissa Gallagher, MPH, Margaret Farrell, MPH RD, Cynthia A. Vinson, MPA, Madeline LaPorta, MS, Michael Sanchez, MPH, CHESS, Dana Eisenberg, MA, Candace Deaton Maynard, MPA, Natalie Zeigler, MS, Sona S. Thakkar, MA and Harry T. Kwon, PhD, MPH, CHES
Assessing Community-based Participatory Research: Evaluating the National Cancer Institute's Community Networks Program to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities (CNP)
John Foster-Bey, MPA, MBA, Tiffani Jeffries, Marcia Salazar, MA, Timothy Willis, PhD, Lynn Disney, PhD, Leslie Cooper, PhD,MPH,BSN,RN and Emmanuel A. Taylor, MSc, DrPH
Creation of a nationwide network for Asian and Pacific Islander cancer survivors
Giang T. Nguyen, MD, MPH, MSCE, Susan Shinagawa, Roxanna Bautista, MPH, CHES and Mavis Nitta

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Cancer Forum
Endorsed by: Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health, Community Health Planning and Policy Development, Health Administration, Social Work, Women's Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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