Colorado Cancer Coalition Upcoming and Recorded Webinars

Upcoming Webinars

Exploring Food Access in Urban Settings

October 26

12:00 – 1:00 pm MT

In support of the Second Goal of the 2021-2025 Colorado Cancer Plan, to increase the prevalence of healthy behaviors for the people of Colorado, we would like to spread the word about healthy behaviors. The Colorectal Cancer Task Force and  Survivorship & Palliative Care Task Force would like to invite you to attend our webinar series over the next several months. The first in the series will cover Food Access in Urban Settings on October 26, with the remaining webinars focused on Food Access in Rural Settings, Built Environments in Urban Settings, and Built Environment in Rural Settings – dates TBD.

Objectives for the first webinar in the series on Food access in urban settings are:

1. To understand barriers and solutions to increase access to urban food systems.
2. To understand how access to food systems impacts cancer prevention, treatment, and survivorship
Panelists for this webinar will include Brandy Brogan of Project Angel Heart, Wendy Smittick of Food in Communities and a representative from Metro Caring.
Do you know good speakers for built environment for our future webinars? Let us know!
Additionally, if you have questions for the speakers you can submit them ahead of time.

Recorded Webinars

Client Reminders and Small Media to Increase Cancer Screening Part 2

The available resources and messaging that can be utilized to support implementation of client reminder and small media interventions will shared and discussed. This will include targeted messaging based on specific population needs and motivations.

Client Reminders and Small Media to Increase Cancer Screening Part 1

Client Reminder and Small Media interventions will be defined along with the research that shows their effectiveness at increasing cancer screenings. How to successfully implement the interventions will also be shared. A facilitated discussion of current intervention successes and challenges will occur following the presentation.

COVID-19 Vaccine and Considerations for Chronic Disease

COVID-19 Vaccine Considerations for cancer patients and others with chronic disease.

Presented by: Dr. Mark Earnest, Dr. Christopher Lieu, Andrea (Andi) Dwyer

Early Age Onset Colorectal Cancer

Medical Aid in Dying

Understanding the new USPSTF Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines: What This Means For Patient Care, Payers, and Beyond

What Medical Care Providers and Influencers need to know about Radon Gas

Radon Resources

Avoid Regulatory Road Rage

Avoid Regulatory Road Rage: Understanding the Local Transportation Safe Harbor to the Anti-Kickback Statute

Enhancing the Psychosocial Well-being of Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Survivors from Diagnosis through End-of-Life

Dr. Currin-McCulloch  shares about the unique development circumstances of cancer survivorship during the adolescent and young adult (15-39 years old) developmental phase. She will describe how cancer in this time period can interrupt physical, social, and vocational milestones. She will highlight the role of hope and meaning-making as well as the role of disorienting grief. Lastly, she will identify approaches to end-of-life care with adolescents and young adults and how to best support their needs and those of their loved ones.

Disparities in Cancer Care

Challenges and limitations disparate populations face when it comes to care access, and come away with strategies for implementing interventions to help patients get the treatment they need

Presented by: Sonia Okuyama, MD, Medical Oncologist, Denver Health Medical Center

Triage Cancer Presents Financial Toxicity Resources and more…


Reducing Financial Toxicity in Cancer Patients through Financial Navigation

Dan Sherman, Founder and President of the NaVectis Group, is an expert in clinical financial navigation with over 18 years of experience assisting cancer centers with the implementation of financial navigation programs.

During this webinar you will:
*Learn why financial navigators play an essential role in reducing financial toxicity in cancer patients

*Find out how to implement a financial navigation program in your institution

*Learn how to make the business case to hire and/or train a financial navigator

More webinars to come……