Entries by Christi Cahill

Colorado Cancer Fund Advisory Committee Request

The Colorado  Cancer Coalition is currently seeking those experienced individuals in cancer control and prevention to review and rank applications for our 2018 Colorado Cancer Fund Grant cycle. Timeline: Review Applications February 5 – 9 3 hour review meeting set between February 13 – February 22 Awards announced March 5th Funds disbursed by March 15th […]

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Cancer Screen Week Dec 4-8

Founded by Genentech, the American Cancer Society, Stand Up To Cancer and Rally Health, Cancer Screen Week, a public health initiative to increase awareness around the potentially lifesaving benefits of cancer screening. We can all raise awareness and help to reduce cancer mortality for some of the most common and deadly cancers in the United States. […]

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Lung Cancer Support Groups in Colorado

National Jewish’s Lung Cancer Support Group meets the third Thursday of every month from 2:00-3:00 pm,1400 Jackson St, Denver, CO 80206 in room A01B. 303-270-2392   November 20- Living with Lung Cancer – Kaiser Permanente – Franklin Building 2045 Franklin – Denver; Heyer Room Register 303-764-5310 or 720-536-7248

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Lung Cancer in Colorado

The Lung Cancer Data – Who it affects?     Incidence – A cancer incidence rate is the number of new cancers of a specific site/type occurring in a specified population during a year, usually expressed as the number of cancers per 100,000 population at risk. That is, Incidence rate = (New cancers / Population) […]

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Lung Cancer and the Colorado Cancer Plan

Lung Cancer the Colorado Cancer Plan www.coloradocancerplan.org   1.1 Strategies: Establish, promote and enforce laws prohibiting the sale and restricting the marketing of tobacco products to minors, including increasing the allowable age to purchase tobacco products to 21 and increasing local point of purchase ordinances designed to protect minors. Increase the purchase price of tobacco […]

Lung Cancer Screening Seminars – HealthONE

HealthONE Hospitals Offer FREE Lung Cancer Screening Seminars DENVER – November 2, 2017 –Lung cancer is the number one cancer killer in the US, causing more deaths than breast, colon, and prostate cancers combined, and according to the American Cancer Society, more than 2,500 new lung cancer cases will be diagnosed in Colorado this year. Not […]