Tuesday, October 25th, 2022
In-Person at the FFA Enrichment Center in Ankeny, IA
Virtual Option Available
Iowa’s only conference dedicated to comprehensive cancer control.
Back in person for the first time since 2019, this year we will be unveiling the 2023-2027 Iowa Cancer Plan! Speakers and panels will focus on new elements of the revised cancer plan including pediatric cancer, environmental health, patient navigators, and precision medicine. We will also be highlighting the importance of cancer screening after COVID and efforts to reduce cancer health disparities in Iowa.
Overview & Objectives
The Iowa Cancer Summit is organized by the Iowa Cancer Consortium, Iowa’s statewide comprehensive cancer control coalition. Learn more about becoming a member here.
Following the Iowa Cancer Summit, participants will be able to:
- Describe the elements of comprehensive cancer control.
- Engage new and existing partners to collaborate on projects supporting the Iowa Cancer Plan.
- Identify health disparities within cancer control and develop strategies to address them.
- Identify the roles both individuals and organizations can play to reduce the burden of cancer.
Who Should Attend
The Iowa Cancer Summit is an annual event for health educators, public health professionals, community health workers, patient advocates, physicians, nurses, medical leaders, oncology social workers and patient navigators, multicultural leaders, legislators, policy makers, cancer survivors and anyone else with an interest or stake in cancer control.
If cost to attend is prohibitive, please reach out to [email protected] for scholarship options.
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Accessibility Statement: Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend the Iowa Cancer Summit and other Iowa Cancer Consortium sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the Iowa Cancer Consortium in advance at 319-384-1741.
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