Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Cancer Connections

Dr. Heldermon's triple negative breast cancer researchand the discovery of new drugs to treat it

Cancer Connections meets on Wednesday August 23rd, with Dr. Coy Heldermon speaking about his triple negative breast cancer research and the discovery of new drugs to treat it.
Please arrive at HealthStreet by 11:50 so that Dr. Heldermon may begin his presentation on time.
I need your RSVP by Monday August 21st 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.
directions to the HealthStreet building (2401 "old" Archer road)

Please call HealthStreet at 294-4882 by Tuesday the 22nd 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.

Sept. 27          Dr. Jatinder Lamba    the role of the pharmacist in cancer care
October 18     Dr. Priya Gopalan  using immunotherapy for lung cancer
Nov. 29           Brent Reynolds   eco-oncology and the treatment of cancer
Dec. 20           Dr. Folakemi Odedina     prostate cancer:   research, treatment and 

many thanks!

Barb Thomas
Cancer Connections

Monday, August 14, 2017

Location:  HealthStreet
2401 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL 32608
3rd Wednesday of the Month @ 4PM
Refreshments Provided
Starting August 16th, 2017


FYI: a brand new support, resource & education group for brain & spinal tumor patients and their caregivers will be held on Wednesday August 16th at 4 p.m. at HealthStreet.  The group is led by Dr. David Tran of U.F. Health and assistants Sarah Andrews and Soni Warren, department of neurosurgery, division of oncology.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Read the latest issue of Cancer Stakeholder June 2017 & July 2017

PROGRAM SPOTLIGHT: Cancer survivors today are living longer. Two-thirds of those with invasive cancers live longer than five years.

About the Cancer Stakeholder The Cancer Stakeholder is an e-newsletter, which includes the DOH cancer updates, cancer tools and resources, funding opportunities, events, research, and other information about cancer. The opinions expressed in the Cancer Stakeholder do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department or its staff. Please direct questions, comments and suggestions to the Comprehensive Cancer Control Program at cancer@flhealth.gov.

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Free Webinar from: Suwannee River AHEC
The following information has been provided by:

Ashley Williams, BS, CMN
Professional Education Coordinator
Navigator Program Coordinator
Suwannee River Area Health Education Center
14646 NW 151st Blvd., Alachua, FL  32615
Phone: (386) 462-1601 ext. 101
Fax: (386) 462-1601

Join us for HPV Vaccination: Give it a Shot (or 2) presented by Debbie Saslow, PhD, of the American Cancer Society at 2 p.m. ET, Tuesday, July 25. The webinar will cover the burden of HPV disease, the scientific reasons behind the recommendation to vaccinate at age 11-12, and ways that providers can decrease missed vaccination opportunities. 

Registration link:



Thank you,

Donald - North Central Florida Cancer Control Collaborative Coordinator
Donald Greist, BS
Associate Planner | WellFlorida Council
1785 NW 80th Blvd., Gainesville, FL 32606
P: 352-313-6500 x115 | F: 352-313-6514

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Immediately following this event please stay for the North Central Florida Cancer Control Collaborative Quarter 4 Business Meeting.
From 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Meet Sam Mooneyhan, Contract Manager for the Florida Comprehensive Control Control Program.

He will be discussing the upcoming fiscal year, starting July 1, and opportunities to apply for funding.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Event happening this Saturday: Health Fair


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.