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Will you be our friend?

We have a favor.  The WI Cancer Council recently joined Facebook and Twitter, and we are slowly growing our audience. We would be thrilled if you would take a minute to follow us.  Our long-term goal is to use these platforms to amplify the incredible work of our members. We are proud of our history of helping people… Read more »

ICYMI: In Case You Missed It

JAMA Study Finds Youth Using E-Cigarettes More Likely to Try Tobacco A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that youth using e-cigarettes are more likely than those not using e-cigarettes to try tobacco. To read more about the study read a this recent article published in Modern Healthcare.  WI… Read more »

The WI CCC Program’s New Website is Up & Running!

The WI Comprehensive Cancer Control Program is pleased to announce it’s website – www.wicancer.org – is officially updated and up and running! Thank you to our partners for their ongoing patience during the update process. Considerable effort was made to incorporate feedback from partners to make the website more user-friendly, dynamic, and a resource to… Read more »

Exhibitors Welcome at UWCCC Fall Cancer Symposium

The UW Carbone Cancer Center invites WI Cancer Council members to exhibit at the 14th Annual Fall Cancer Symposium, Living and Dying: The Art and Science of End-of-Life Care on Friday, November 6th, 2015 at the Monona Terrace in Madison, WI.  Exhibit fees for non-profit organizations are $125 and include one complimentary conference registration. To reserve your… Read more »

2015 WI Cancer Council Annual Meeting – Register Now!

Registration is now open for the WI Cancer Council Annual Meeting, scheduled for October 22, 2015 at the Sheraton Hotel in Madison, WI. Current members of the WI Cancer Council and those interested in joining the WI Cancer Council are invited to attend the WI Cancer Council Annual Meeting. The Annual Meeting kicks off with a Member… Read more »

WI CCC Summit 2015 Highlights

Thank you to those of you who joined us at the 2015 WI Comprehensive Cancer Control Summit on May 28, 2015. Nearly 150 partners, including public health professionals, clinicians, researchers, community-based leaders, survivors, advocates and other interested individuals participated in the day-long Summit which set the stage for the next five years of cancer control in Wisconsin. The Summit served as the release date for the 3rd Edition of the WI Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan 2015-2020, featuring presentations highlighting projects and best practices for implementing the WI CCC Plan 2015-2020.

WI CCC Plan 2015-2020 Released

The WI CCC Plan 2015-2020 was released at the 2015 WI CCC Summit on May 28, 2015. If you would like a hard copy of the WI CCC Plan 2015-2020 mailed to you, submit your request here or view the WI CCC Plan 2015-2020 PDF. The WI CCC Program website, www.wicancer.org, has been revised to include a more… Read more »

ACA Coverage Related to Cancer – Additional Clarifications

The US Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and the Treasury recently released further clarification regarding the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Several of these clarifications relate to cancer: Coverage of BRCA Testing Q1: Must a plan or issuer cover without cost-sharing recommended genetic counseling and BRCA genetic testing for a woman who… Read more »

Policy Updates

Don’t miss the latest Policy Roundup — a quarterly update on all things cancer policy! Preview: 2019 Open Enrollment Posted on Aug 31st, 2018 The 2019 Open Enrollment period in the Affordable Care Act marketplaces will run Nov. 1-Dec. 15, 2018. Sam Austin, health policy analyst at UW’s… Continue Reading Preparing for the 2019 Legislative Info… Read more »

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February Policy Roundup: 2019 Legislative Drop, state budget update, & step therapy legislation Posted on Feb 26th, 2019 Read the latest issue of our quarterly Policy Roundup! In this issue you’ll learn: How to get involved in the 2019 Legislative Drop What to… Continue Reading February ENGAGE: County Cancer Profiles, Cancer Prevention Resources, and more!… Read more »