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Kesem Brochure
Kesem is the leading national nonprofit that supports children affected by a parent’s cancer. Its main program, Camp Kesem (Wisconsin’s location is in Fredonia), is a free week-long sleep-away summer camp for children 6-18 years old who have lost a parent to cancer, have a parent currently undergoing cancer treatment, or whose parent is a cancer survivor. Beyond summer camp, year-round services include care packages, birthday cards, and local gatherings that provide touchpoints for campers and their families.
YOUTHSTRONG Program Brochure
YOUTHSTRONG is designed to help youth and young adult cancer survivors regain their health and well-being before, during and after cancer treatments.
Childhood Cancers in Wisconsin: Data Brief
This data brief summarizes childhood cancer incidence and mortality in Wisconsin with a focus on leukemias, brain and other central nervous system (CNS) tumors, and lymphomas.
October 2023 ENGAGE
Read the October 2023 issue of our monthly member newsletter, ENGAGE!
Strategies to Reduce Viral Hepatitis-Associated Liver Cancer
Shares the National Academy of Sciences report findings in a cancer context for use by policy makers and the cancer
Viral Hepatitis and Liver Cancer Prevention Profile
National liver cancer profile (non-state specific) with general information about viral hepatitis and liver cancer.
Hepatitis and Liver Cancer Prevention State Profiles | CDC
To help improve policy makers and cancer control professionals’ awareness of viral hepatitis risk factors and evidence-based prevention strategies, The George Washington University Cancer Center, in collaboration with CDC, developed educational materials on viral hepatitis and liver cancer. By accessing the map, policy makers and cancer control professionals will find state profiles on viral hepatitis and liver cancer statistics that can be used when communicating with clinicians and stakeholders.
Pediatric Cancer in Wisconsin – September 2023 Webinar
View the slides and recording from our September 2023 webinar on Pediatric Cancer in Wisconsin.
Team Phoenix
Team Phoenix provides a comprehensive 14-week training program designed to encourage and assist cancer survivors to regain physical fitness, endurance, strength and flexibility after cancer treatment. Survivors of all ages, stages and fitness levels train together to reach the finish line of a sprint distance triathlon.
Ascension All Saints Fit To Fight Preventative Health and Wellness Program
Fit to Fight is a program for patients currently undergoing cancer treatment, or cancer survivors who have recently completed treatments in our Ascension WI Cancer Care Centers.
Project Connect – Cancer Survivorship Program
Project Connect is a free 4-week program in Delafield, Wisconsin designed by Tricia’s Troops Cancer Connection to help local cancer survivors optimize their health, healing and wellbeing. Participants have the opportunity to strengthen body, mind and soul alongside fellow survivors focused on creating a hopeful way forward. The program will run between July 2023 – February 2024. Priority will go to individuals living in Waukesha County.
HPV Provider CME On Demand Series
The on-demand sessions range in topics and equip providers with the latest information, HPV vaccination guidelines, science, and implementation strategies to increase vaccination rates. CME, CNE and Pharmacy continuing education are offered for each webinar.
2021 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Wisconsin Cancer Survivorship Report
In 2021, the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) surveyed cancer survivors in Wisconsin about their survivorship experiences. This data brief summarizes the BRFSS findings and identifies opportunities to improve future surveys.
August 2023 ENGAGE
Read the August 2023 issue of our monthly member newsletter, ENGAGE!
Improving Cervical Cancer Prevention, Screening, and Management: A Toolkit to Build Provider Capacity
The Toolkit to Build Provider Capacity is for safety-net setting of care providers, including physicians, nurses, medical assistants, administrative staff, community health workers, patient navigators, care coordinators, and others. Providers can use the toolkit to improve quality of care, train staff, communicate and engage with patients, and evaluate current cervical cancer programs.
Local Health Departments Can Deliver HPV and other Age Appropriate Vaccines in Schools but Lack a Sustainable Funding Model
This paper provide a breakdown of local health department vaccine provision at school-located vaccination clinics in 2017 and 2018, before and after funding constraints limited vaccine availability.
The Availability of Colorectal Cancer Screening with Colonoscopy in Wisconsin
This report provides a detailed breakdown of availability of colonoscopy services in Wisconsin, including several maps.
Cancer Experience Registry (CER) Informational Flyer
Share this flyer to promote the Cancer Experience Registry (CER) survey from Cancer Support Community (CSC).
March Webinar: Membership Orientation
View the slides and recording from our 2023 Membership Orientation Webinar.
2023 Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Activities Toolkit
This toolkit outlines ways that you and your organization can participate in Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month this March.
January Webinar: Cervical Cancer Prevention, Screening, and Treatment
View the slides from our January webinar on Cervical Cancer Prevention, Screening, and Treatment.
Susan G. Komen® Treatment Assistance Program Flier
This flier outlines the Susan G. Kolmen Treatment Assistance Program. This program designed to help breast cancer patients in treatment who are struggling with the financial burden of managing their care. The program can help with daily living expenses like rent, transportation, groceries, childcare, lymphedema care and more.
Family Health History Record Keeper Tool
Use this worksheet to start a dialogue with your family today to reveal your family’s health history.
Alcohol Use During Chemotherapy: A Pilot Study
2022 report on alcohol use while receiving chemotherapy treatment.
HBV and Cancer Resource List
This document contains a compiled list of resources to help cancer coalitions working with partners to help increase access, knowledge, vaccination, testing, treatment, and disease surveillance of hepatitis B.
HPV Dental Toolkit
An HPV Toolkit designed for dental offices that includes materials and resources that can be downloaded, reproduced, and distributed at no cost and is applicable to all states.
Cancer Survival Report: Wisconsin Cancer Relative Survival Ratios, 2011-2017
This newly updated survival report provides a detailed breakdown of cancer survival in our state.
A New Direction Program Brochure – For Cancer Survivors
Brochure on the "A New Direction" program. This program is designed to help youth and young adult cancer survivors regain their health and well-being before, during and after cancer treatments. Only offered in La Crosse currently.
Lung Cancer Screening CME
A lung cancer screening CME course developed by the American College of Radiology.
Prevention and Early Diagnosis of Uterine Cancer Continuing Medical Education Program
A free continuing medical education (CME) course, Prevention and Early Diagnosis of Uterine Cancer, was developed through a partnership between the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and CDC. This course summarizes studies and recommendations to provide guidance for equitable prevention, early diagnosis, and special considerations of uterine cancer.
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Continuing Medical Education Programs
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) provides a range of free webcasts and programs that offer continuing medical education (CME). Register for upcoming programs and conferences that offer CME credits. Or, access past programs and credits by participating in the virtual lectures.
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Continuing Education Programs
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) provides a range of free webcasts and programs that offer continuing education (CE). Register for upcoming programs and conferences that offer CE credits. Or, access past programs and credits by participating in the virtual lectures.
FAQs on Prohibiting Menthol Cigarettes and Flavored Cigars
This FAQ document offers answers to frequently asked questions surrounding the FDA's proposed ban on menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars.
Welcoming Spaces: Treating Your LGBTQ+ Patients
Welcoming Spaces: Treating Your LGBTQ+ Patients is a free LGBTQ+ Cultural Humility training designed for anyone who works in health care and specifically for clinicians treating gynecologic cancer in transgender and gender non-conforming patients and their staffs.
Moving Forward: Policies and Strategies to Prevent and Reduce Excessive Alcohol Use in Wisconsin
This report is designed to help the user find how they can be impactful regarding Wisconsin’s alcohol environment in order to create a safe and healthier Wisconsin for all.
Up Close with Tobacco and American Indians
Fact sheet about the impacts of tobacco on American Indians, including the difference between traditional and commercial tobacco use.
Up Close with Tobacco and the LGBTQ+ Communities
Fact sheet about the impacts of tobacco on the LGBTQ communities.
Tobacco in Wisconsin – Tobacco Presentation Template
A presentation template touching on many topics relevant to tobacco issues in Wisconsin. Includes issues as presented in the 2020 Education Packet and the Tobacco, COVID-19, and Racism one-pager. Tailor to your audience and insert local information to make this presentation most effective.
Tobacco, COVID-19, and Racism
A one page (front and back) resource showing the interconnected relationship of tobacco, COVID-19, and racism as public health issues.
Up Close with Tobacco and African Americans Fact Sheet
This two-page fact sheet details the unequal impacts and burden of tobacco on African Americans.
2020 Wisconsin Cancer Facts and Figures
View the 2020 Wisconsin Cancer Facts and Figures from the American Cancer Society and access key cancer statistics in Wisconsin.
Live Vape Free Brochure
This brochure highlights the services of the Live Vape Free program that provides vaping cessation for both youth and adults. View, download, and print.
Live Vape Free Poster
This poster highlights the services of the Live Vape Free program that provides vaping cessation for both youth and adults.
Tobacco is Changing
Tobacco is Changing is the statewide DHS Campaign designed to educate parents on the changing landscape of tobacco products. This website shares resources you can use with parents when working on e-cigarette and vaping prevention.
Live Vape Free – WI Youth Vaping Cessation Service
Live Vape Free is a free texting service of the Wisconsin Tobacco Quit Line designed to help teens who want to quit vaping get free help. This website provides an overview of how to enroll in the program.
Synthetic and Oral Nicotine Factsheet
This one page factsheet provides an overview of synthetic and oral nicotine.
American Indian Quitline Flyer
This one-page flyer highlights the services available through the American Indian Quitline, a program tailored to providing culturally appropriate and specific interventions around commercial tobacco cessation.
Executive Training on Navigation and Survivorship
This innovative program teaches the nuts and bolts of navigation and survivorship program development and implementation. The training walks participants through brief interactive presentations, supplemental written content that summarizes the latest research and best practices, case studies and customizable activities to create a program plan.
The current status of survivorship care provision at the state level: a Wisconsin-based assessment
Smoking Cessation Resources in Hmong (Cov Ntawv Qhia Txog Kev Txiav Luam Yeeb)
This webpage from the UW-Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention is entirely in Hmong and lists their most frequently used tobacco cessation fact sheets and information all in Hmong.
Smoking Cessation Resources in Spanish (Ayuda Para Dejar de Fumar)
This webpage from the UW-Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention is entirely in Spanish and lists their most frequently used tobacco cessation fact sheets and information all in Spanish.
Wisconsin Tobacco Quit Line for Teens Handout
This one page handout on the Wisconsin Tobacco Quit Line for teens can be used with youth ages 13 years and older to educate on the free tobacco cessation services of the Quit Line, including cigarettes, vapes (e-cigarettes, Juul, Suorin), hookah, and smokeless tobacco (chew, dissolvables).
Wisconsin Tobacco Quit Line Handout
This one-page handout from the UW-Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention can be used with patients or clients to educate on the free smoking cessation services of the Wisconsin Tobacco Quit Line.
Wisconsin Medicaid and Tobacco Cessation: Information for Health Care Providers
This two-page handout from the UW-Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention is designed for providers and highlights what smoking cessation treatments are covered by Wisconsin Medicaid. It also provides a brief overview of the "5 A's".
FDA-Approved Smoking Medications
One-page fact sheet outlining the 7 FDA approved smoking cessation medications.
Addressing Tobacco Dependence Treatment in the General Population: Training in the “Bucket Approach”
This course presents evidence-based tobacco dependence interventions that are tailored to smokers who are affected by mental illness and/or other addictions.
Tobacco Use and Dependence: An Updated Review of Treatments
This activity will help learners understand tobacco dependence as a chronic disease and instruct learners on how to initiate evidence-based clinical interventions using a brief intervention model.
Radon Infographic CDC
Cancer Survivorship Educational Series
Gilda’s Club Referral Flyer
2020 Facts & Figures – Lung Cancer and Tobacco Use in Wisconsin
2020 Facts & Figures – Colorectal Cancer in Wisconsin
2020 Facts & Figures – Breast Cancer in Wisconsin
2020 Facts & Figures Overview – Cancer in Wisconsin
BadgerCare Plus – Ride Options for Medical Appointments
November 2021 Webinar: Youth Tobacco Trends
Despite declines in traditional cigarette use, young people are using e-cigarettes at increasing rates. This Thursday, we welcome guest speaker Wendy VanderZanden, MPA, Executive Director of Community Action for Healthy Living, the tobacco-free alliance serving northeastern Wisconsin. Wendy will share current youth tobacco usage trends at the state and local level, and will share how her organization is successfully promoting tobacco prevention. Decreasing tobacco use and exposure, especially among youth, is an important priority within the Wisconsin Cancer Plan 2020-2030. Join our webinar this Thursday, and learn more about what contributes to youth e-cigarette use, current trends, and how we can reverse this troubling phenomenon.
Commercial Tobacco and Nicotine Youth Cessation Programs
County Cancer Data Dashboard FAQs
September 2021 Webinar – Share the Care
Our September webinar discusses the cancer issues affecting American Indians in Wisconsin, the importance of helping people get back to cancer screenings, and the impacts of COVID-19 in our Tribal communities. About Share the Care: Since 2003, Share the Care has worked to reduce the high cancer burden among Wisconsin's American Indian populations by increasing cancer awareness, promoting cancer screenings, and supporting survivors and caregivers.
Alcohol, Kids, and Cancer: Making the Connection Factsheet
August 2021 Webinar – The Financial Toxicity of Cancer: Causes, Effects, and Potential Solutions
Cancer is one of the most expensive medical conditions a person can experience. From the time of diagnosis through end of life, cancer can create severe financial distress for patients and their loved ones. This financial distress can take a toll on physical and psychological well-being, and it can negatively affect patient outcomes. Learn more about what contributes to financial toxicity; how it impacts patients, survivors, and families; and how we might reverse this troubling phenomenon. Presented by Dr. Fumiko Chino, Radiation Oncologist, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center