YOU'RE A CANCER ADVOCATE.
And you work hard to reduce the burden of cancer in your community. But cancer is a complex issue, and it’s difficult for one person to address on their own.
Join the Iowa Cancer Consortium.
BECOME A MEMBER
The Iowa Cancer Consortium is a community organization connecting new and sometimes unlikely partners who want to make bigger impacts with their work and resources. Together, we create a partnership that strengthens cancer prevention, screening, treatment and quality of life for all Iowans. Join us today!
If you are already a member, sign-in to the member portal below:Sign In
Why should I join? As a member, you gain access to a network of over 1,600 peers who are working to make a difference in cancer.
How much does it cost? The Iowa Cancer Consortium’s membership categories represent the way in which you wish to be affiliated as an individual or with an organization.
- Individual: $20/year. Open to all individuals who are interested in cancer control.
- Organizational: $250/year. Available to non-profit, for-profit, and community agencies and organizations engaged in cancer control. Includes a bundle membership with up to 10 members from your organization. Organizational members also receive the following additional benefits:
- Organization logo on the Consortium’s website.
- One free Summit registration per organization.
- Reduced-price exhibiting opportunities.
- Official organizational alignment with statewide cancer control efforts.
- Opportunities to amplify you organization’s message throughout the Consortium’s network.
We also have smaller organizational membership options for organizations with two or fewer paid staff. Contact [email protected]for information.
- Student: $15/year. Open to all students.
- Scholarship: Scholarships include an annual membership and are available upon request. Please contact Kelly ([email protected]) to learn more.
What are the benefits of becoming a member? There are many benefits to becoming an ‘official’ Iowa Cancer Consortium member including:
- Recognition as a member of the Iowa Cancer Consortium, a trusted organization which recognizes advances in cancer prevention, screening, treatment and quality of life are made through connection and scientific research.
- Participate in workgroup and committee meetings held virtually throughout the year on cancer topics you care about.
- Free/reduced-cost to attend Consortium-sponsored meetings, including regional spring membership meetings and the annual Iowa Cancer Summit.
- Timely email communication regarding cancer control topics – including the monthly Cancer Connection Newsletter, social media message sets, and updates from cancer control leaders across the state.
- The opportunity to apply for project funding and other pre-packaged cancer initiatives throughout the year.
- Connection to tools, resources, knowledge and partnership to help you succeed in your cancer control work.
How can I get the most our of my membership? The Iowa Cancer Consortium staff encourage all members to join at least one of the coalition’s workgroups or committees based upon an individual’s personal or professional interests. View a list of workgroups and committees below. In addition, view all of the Iowa Cancer Consortium’s upcoming events here: https://canceriowa.org/events/.
Note: The Iowa Cancer Consortium reserves the right to deny membership to organizations whose missions do not align with the Consortium’s. Membership decisions are made at the discretion of the Iowa Cancer Consortium staff in consultation with the Board of Directors as needed.
Have you ever found yourself wondering:
What are other communities in Iowa doing to address cancer?
What’s been successful in communities like mine?
Are there resources available to help?
What are workgroups and committees?
The Iowa Cancer Consortium’s workgroups and committees are overarching topic areas representing major areas of cancer control. Each workgroup and committee brings together members to network and collaborate on current issues, and use the Iowa Cancer Plan to guide their work. Current workgroups and committees include:
- Breast Cancer Screening
- Colorectal Cancer Screening
- Health Equity
- Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
- Quality of Life
- Research and Clinical Trials
Workgroups are facilitated by Consortium staff and meet regularly via Zoom. Become a Consortium member now to start participating in workgroups!