5133.1 Improving Health Education Approaches for Cancer Treatment and Survivorship (organized jointly by Cancer Forum and Public Health Education and Health Promotion)

Wednesday, November 10, 2010: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
This session will focus on addressing issue of cancer treatment and survivorship with a focus on health education approaches. Several critical public health areas related to treatment and survivorship will be discussed, including psychosocial needs, educational and peer mentoring programs, and end of life care.
Session Objectives: 1. Describe educational techniques for addressing needs of cancer survivors 2. Discuss evidence for effectiveness of survivorship educational programs 3. Describe factors related to quality of care for cancer survivors
Barbara E. Giloth, DrPH, CHES

Frankly Speaking about advanced breast cancer: Development, implementation, evaluation, and new directions
Ivy Ahmed, MPH, MCHES, Dalia Khanafseh, BS, Natalie Haskins, MAT, Moronke Akinso and Marni Amsellem, PhD
Gynecologic and breast cancer peer mentors: Interpreting program impact
Cindy Gotz, MPH, Savitri Singh-Carlson, PhD, BSN and Randal Snyder, MHA
Quality of end-of-life care in low-income, uninsured men dying of prostate cancer
Jonathan Bergman, MD, Amanda Chi, BS and Mark S. Litwin, MD, MPH

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

Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health, Cancer Forum

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