Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Event happening this Saturday: Health Fair


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News from: NCFCCC

Also, if you haven't already go ahead and register for the NCFCCC Quarter 3 Meeting via Conference Call happening Wednesday, March 29th from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.


For more information, please visit the Event Page.

Information from Suwannee and Lafayette County Health Departments


News from: NCFCCC

Also, if you haven't already go ahead and register for the NCFCCC Quarter 3 Meeting via Conference Call happening Wednesday, March 29th from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.


For more information, please visit the Event Page.


Third Quarterly Meeting (please register to be on the Conference Call)

North Central Florida Cancer Control Collaborative - Quarterly Meeting (Conference Call) 

Please join North Central Florida Cancer Control Collaborative for a Conference Call and learn about your Collaborative's exciting upcoming events for which we are planning, such as partnering with Suwannee River Area Health Education Center (AHEC) for their 9th Annual Rural Tobacco Summit. Register now for call-in number and participant code.
NCFCCC is also planning an event to raise awareness of and provide
information about HPV Cancer Prevention.
Register Now!
 
For more information please visit the Event Page below.

AGENDA
Welcome and Introduction 
Coordinator Updates
  • Quarter 3
  • Quarter 4 
Quarter 4 Planning
  • Opportunity to partner with Suwannee River Area Health Education Center (AHEC) 9th Annual Rural Tobacco Summit, Friday May 19, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Event Planning: HPV Awareness and Cancer Prevention Presentation, Video Screening, and Discussion 
Strategic Plan Updates
  • Objectives
  • Update Accomplishments (Quarters 1 & 2)
  • NCFCCC support of Collaborative members’ organizations 
Steering Committee Updates 
Closing Remarks


News from: Cancer Connections

Robin Heysel speaking on "Making healthcare decisions. It always seems too early, until it's too late," and advance directives and "5 Wishes."

Good afternoon NCFCCC members,

Below you will find News from Barb Thomas, and Cancer Connections Program.

News from: NCFCCC

Also, if you haven't already go ahead and register for the NCFCCC Quarter 3 Meeting via Conference Call happening Wednesday, March 29th from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.


For more information, please visit the Event Page.

From Barb Thomas:

Cancer Connections meets on Wednesday March 22nd with Robin Heysel, RN and Community Education Manager with Hospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast, speaking on:
 
"Making healthcare decisions. It always seems too early, until it's too late."
                                            -and-
National Healthcare Decisions Week is April 16 - 22. Robin will talk about advance directives and "5 Wishes".

The presentation will begin promptly at 12:10, so please arrive at HealthStreet no later than 12 noon.
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Please RSVP by Monday March 20th if you'll be partaking in lunch ($4 donation requested). Otherwise, we ask that you bring your own lunch so that there will be plenty for those who RSVPd.

For directions to HealthStreet (2401 "old" Archer road),
please Click Here

Call Erick at HealthStreet at 294-4871 by Tuesday the 21st if you would like to the take the free shuttle to and from the meeting. The shuttle picks up at the Davis Cancer Center, the V.A., the U.F. Health cancer hospital, and at Hope Lodge, by reservation.
Feel free to forward this to anyone who might be interested joining us, or in attending future meetings. If you have any suggestions for speakers or topics, PLEASE let me know.
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Please 'like' Cancer Connections' Facebook Page! We need someone to take over updating this page, as Kathy Travis has been so gracious in doing for the past several years. If you can help, please let me know!
many thanks,
Barb



Thank you,

North Central Florida Cancer Control Collaborative

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Suwannee River - Area Health Education Center - 9th Annual Rural Tobacco Summit

Greetings & good afternoon, North Central Florida Cancer Control Collaborative members.

Please see below for information about an upcoming event that is now in its 9th year. Please save the date for this event, brought to you by Suwanee River Area Health Education Center.


9th Annual Rural Tobacco Summit
The Rural Tobacco Summit is designed to provide attendees with up-to-date information on best practices in tobacco cessation.

All healthcare professionals, community educators, & tobacco specialists invited!

FREE Lunch & Continuing Education!

For questions, please contact Ciara Anderson at canderson@srahec.org or visit www.srahec.org.


Thank you, for being an active reader and have a terrific day.

NCF Cancer Control Collaborative

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Hello and good morning, North Central Florida Cancer Control Collaborative members.

Please take a look, below, at this exciting upcoming event, brought to us by Mayo Clinic Cancer Center in Florida.

For more information, please click here.


Mayo Clinic Cancer Center in Florida is pleased to announce our 2nd Annual cancer focused symposium entitled: Capture the Moment, a Cancer patient, caregiver and public education forum.  The event is scheduled for March 25, 2017 at the beautiful Ritz Carlton Hotel Grand Lakes in Orlando, Florida from 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.  This is a free education conference, Save the date Flyer attached.  We very excited about this year’s lineup of speakers and breakout sessions (attached).  Please feel free to forward this email, brochure and website link to anyone that might be interested in attending this event. 

 Our intended Audience:

General Public interested in cancer prevention  and Cancer Patients, Caregivers and Family members in Florida and Southeast region.

Aims of our Symposium:

  • Empower the patient with educational tools to deal with cancer.
  • How to live a cancer free life.
  • Educate the public on cancer research and its impact on life. 
The Following topics will be covered, but not limited to:

    • Regenerative Medicine
    • Clinical Trials
    • Immunotherapy
    • Genetics
    • Psychological Impact
    • Managing Side Effects
    • Managing Immunotherapy Side Effects
    • Integrative Medicine
    • Physical Activity
    • Spiritual Needs
    • Music and Arts Therapy
    • Pathology Reports
    • Radiation Therapy        

Registration Link