2017 Annual Meeting

Igniting Action in Cancer Control

Thursday, May 11, 2017 at the Edgewater Hotel in Madison, WI

Read the Event Recap or click on the titles below to view and download presentation slides:

Keynote Address: Igniting Coalitions and Partnerships in Cancer Control to Take Action
Frances Butterfoss, PhD, Eastern Virginia Medical School and CoalitionsWork

Reducing Breast and Lung Cancer Disparities in Wisconsin: Building a Baseline and a New Framework
Tobi Anne Cawthra, MPH, Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin
Melinda Stolley, PhD, Medical College of Wisconsin

When Cancer Facilities, Health Systems, and Public Health Team Up: A Cancer Control Win-Win
Christie Harris, Gundersen Health System

The Alcohol and Cancer Connection: Increasing Awareness to Support Policy Change
Noelle LoConte, MD, UW Carbone Cancer Center
Julia Sherman, Wisconsin Alcohol Policy Project

Health Systems Change to Improve Palliative Care
Tim Jessick, DO, Aurora West Allis Medical Center, Palliative Care Network of Wisconsin

Panel Presentation: Partnerships to Promote HPV Vaccinations 
Howard Bailey, MD, UW Carbone Cancer Center and UW School of Medicine and Public Health
Amy Conlon, MPH, WI Comprehensive Cancer Control Program
Mala Mathur, MD, MPH, American Family Children’s Hospital, UW School of Medicine and Public Health
Diane McHugh, RN, BSN, Public Health-Madison and Dane County
Additional handout: The Role of the Oncology Provider in Promoting HPV Vaccine Use

E-Cigarettes: The Current Science and Potential Opportunities
Douglas E. Jorenby, PhD, UW School of Medicine and Public Health, Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention
Kari McGaughey, American Lung Association in Wisconsin

Commission on Cancer Accredited Facilities — Getting Your Cancer Committee Engaged
Colette Salm-Schmid, MD, Prevea Health

Health Insurance 101: Choosing the Best Option for Cancer Prevention, Screening, and Treatment
Stephanie Severs, MA, Covering Wisconsin
Additional handouts: What Can I Do: I Can’t Pay My Medical Bill, Health Insurance Options, What Is Health Literacy, Free Services

Closing Plenary: Innovation Examples from the Cancer Moonshot — Frankly Speaking About Cancer Clinical Trials
Claire Saxton, Cancer Support Community

For more information regarding the WI Cancer Council Annual Meeting, please contact Sarah Kerch at [email protected] or 608-262-8599.