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2010 Iowa Cancer Summit

Working Together to Conquer Cancer

September 20 & 21, 2010
West Des Moines Marriott

Monday, September 20th
Update on Iowa Cancer Data

Tuesday, September 21st
Opening Keynote - 
Working Together to Conquer Cancer - Dr. Alan Thorson

Breakout Session I
Using Coalitions to Reach Diverse Communities with Health Messages

Reducing the Burden of Colon Cancer in Iowa

Cancer Genetics Programs:  Creation, Implementation and Evaluation

Breakout Session II

Iowa HPV Vaccination Project: Reducing Barriers to Care in the Family Planning Clinic

Cancer Screening Update Panel: Prostate and Breast Cancer
Cancer Screening Update Panel:  Colon Cancer

Models of Wellness:  Implementing, Sustaining and Evaluating Cancer Wellness Programs

Breakout Session III

Environmental Factors in Cancer Prevention

Using Electronic Health Records to Increase Early Cancer Detection

Lunch Keynote:  Advocacy Vs. Lobbying

Breakout Session IV

Pink Shawl Project:  Honoring Native American Women of the Sweet Grass Path

Review of the Agricultural Health Study

Community Based Cancer Research

Breakout Session V

Survivorship & the Young Adult

Update on Cancer Research in Iowa

Closing Keynote: Talking About Death & Dying:  Can Better Conversations Improve Outcomes?- Dr. Kenneth Pittuch

Past Summits

Conference agendas and select slide decks are available for previous Iowa Cancer Summits: