2022 Colorado Cancer Coalition Symposium

November 3 – Day 1

8:30 am – 9:00 am  Registration and Breakfast
9:00 am – 9:30 am  Welcome and Colorado Cancer Coalition Overview
9:30 am – 10:30 am Regional Cancer Networks: Putting Research Into Reality 

  • Andrea (Andi), Dwyer, Colorado Cancer Screening Program
  • Ashley Libby Diaz, Southwestern Colorado Regional Cancer Network
  • Kori Walsh, Eastern Colorado Regional Cancer Network
10:30 am  – 10:50 am  BREAK: Visit exhibit tables and network
10:50 am – 11:50 am  Return to Screening

  • John Arend, Colorado Central Cancer Registry
  • Donald Moore, Pueblo Community Health Center
  • Dr. Ben Fischer Valuck, HealthONE
11:50 am – 1:00 pm Buffet Lunch – Network – Visit Exhibitors
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm  Disparities in Clinical Trial Access

  • Dr. Jessica McDermott, VA and University of Colorado Cancer Center
  • Lisa Switzer, Western States Cancer Research, NCORP
  • Emily Boyd, NP-C, San Luis Valley Health
2:00 pm – 2:15 pm  BREAK: Visit exhibit tables and network
2:15 pm – 3:15 pm Targeted and Emerging Diagnostics and Treatment

  • Dr. Tejas Patil, University of Colorado Cancer Center
  • Emily Daniels, Survivor
  • Dr. Marie Wood, University of Colorado Cancer Center
3:15 pm – 3:30 pm  BREAK: Visit exhibit tables and network
3:30 pm – 4:40 pm Roundtable Discussions*

  • Tobacco
  • Healthy Eating Active Living
  • Family History
  • Screening
  • Treatment
  • Survivorship
  • Navigation
  • Multi- Cancer Early Detection
  • *subject to change*
4:40 – 4:45 Day 1 Closing – How might we, as a coalition, work together to reduce the burden of cancer in Colorado? 

November 4 – Day 2

8:30 am – 9:00 am  Registration and Breakfast
9:00 am – 9:15 am Welcome
9:15 am – 10:15 am Cancer Plan Implementation: Quick Win Projects Panel; utilizing Task Forces for quick wins; addressing social determinants of health 

  • Tamara Terzian, PhD, University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus, Sun Bus
  • Mayor Mary Bachran, Paonia Colorado
  • Dr. Davis Blanton, UC Health
10:15 am  – 10:45 am  BREAK: Visit exhibit tables and network
10:45 am – 11:45 am  Addressing Mental Health and Financial Toxicity for Cancer Survivors

  • Audra Fleming, Ray of Hope Cancer Foundation
  • Melanie Stachelski, MA, LPC, Colorado Cancer Counseling
  • Jackie Wesley, Survivor
11:45 am – 12:00 pm BREAK: Visit exhibit tables and network
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Awards Luncheon
1:00 pm – 1:50 pm Task Forces Round Robin/Speed Networking

  • Clinical Trials and Treatment
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • HPV Vaccination
  • Latino Task Force
  • Lung Cancer
  • Navigation
  • Policy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Survivorship and Palliative Care
1:50 pm – 2:00 pm  BREAK: Visit exhibit tables and network
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Cancer and Policy 

  • Becky Peltier, Summit County
  • Ryan Mockabee, Clinica Colorado
  • Hilary Gee Goeckner,MSW,  ACS CAN
3:00 pm – 3:15 pm  Day 2 Closing – What is one learning from today that, if I integrated into your work, would make the biggest impact on Coloradans touched by cancer?