Call to Action Breakfast: Join the Movement to 80% by 2018!

Please join American Cancer Society, University of Colorado Cancer Center’s Colorado Colorectal Screening Program, the Colorado Cancer Coalition and others who work in primary care for this exciting 80% by 2018 Call to Action Breakfast!

Learn more about the State of the State of CRC screening in Colorado, screening modalities, available resources to help minimize barriers to screening and follow-up, and actionable steps that you and/or your clinic can take to help increase your screening rates.  Click here to view the draft agenda.

WHEN: February 9, 2018 from 7:30am – 9:30am
WHERE: Embassy Suites – 4444 N. Havana Street Denver, CO 80239

HOSTED BY: University of Colorado Cancer Center’s Colorado Colorectal Screening Program (CCSP), American Cancer Society, and the Colorado Cancer Coalition

80% by 2018 is a National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable (NCCRT) initiative in which more than 1,500 organizations—including medical professional societies, academic centers, survivor groups, government agencies, cancer coalitions, cancer centers, payers and many others—have committed to the shared goal of 80% of adults aged 50 and older being regularly screened for colorectal cancer by 2018.



Following the Call to Action Breakfast, you are welcome to stay for the 2018 Colorado Colorectal Screening Program Statewide Meeting:

Tentative Agenda:

9:45 AM – 1:00 pm: Lessons Learned in Cancer Prevention Navigation – Colorado Colorectal Screening Program Past, Present and Future

1:00 PM – 5:00 pm: Reducing Health Disparities and Utilizing Patient Navigation and Community Health Work to Improve Access to Care in Colorado

Dr. Ramirez, an internationally recognized cancer health disparities researcher, has spent 30 years directing research on human and organizational communication to reduce chronic disease and cancer health disparities affecting Latinos, including cancer risk factors, clinical trial recruitment, tobacco prevention, obesity prevention, healthy lifestyles, and more. She also trains/mentors Latinos in behavioral sciences and is on the board of directors for LIVESTRONG, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, and others. She is a member of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies.