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A Team-based Approach to Increasing Colorectal Cancer Screening

Wednesday, October 05, 2016   (0 Comments)
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NACDD has been funded to develop a colorectal cancer (CRC) Forums Planning Committee comprised of representatives from partner organizations including the American Cancer Society, National Colorectal Cancer Round Table, National Cancer Institute, Health Resources and Services Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Planning Committee (PC) will review the successful first forum presented in September 2015. This forum and the subsequent forums to be addressed under this project are designed to assist state teams develop action plans to collaboratively increase colorectal cancer screening in community health centers including FQHCs. Curriculum and faculty for the forums will be determined by the PC as will the locations of the forums. Travel costs for team participants and the forums faculty will be supported by NACDD. Process evaluation of the forums will be carried out by NACDD. NACDD will also manage a follow-up technical assistance plan that will be developed by the PC. Information about the forum application process and the forum dates will be forthcoming.