Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Using CommunityGuide Strategies to Adapt Interventions

July 1, 2014 3:00-4:00pm EDT


Toll-free: +1 (866) 756-3464

Toll: +1 (203) 763-7419

Participant code: 8973141

This webinar will take participants through using evidence-based strategies to adapt interventions. The session will include an example of how evidence-based strategies found in The Community Guide are used to select, adapt, and plan an evidence-based intervention.

After this session, participants will be able to:

Locate evidence-based strategies and interventions to address your program’s priorities.

Identify influencers of choice for evidence-based strategies and interventions.

Distinguish which elements should and should not be changed when using an intervention

Describe the balance between fit and fidelity and its importance.

Stephane Zephir McKissick is a research fellow on the dissemination and implementation team with the Guide to Community Preventive Services (Community Guide). Her primary tasks at Community Guide include helping to

refine the Community Guide website through rewriting and restructuring existing sections, as well as, developing new content and web-based tools that increase usability and clarity of the content on the website. Additionally,

Stephane has provided training and technical assistance to users of The Community Guide, including local health departments, showing them how to access and apply evidence-based strategies and interventions to address their program’s or community’s priorities.


Monday, June 16, 2014

June-July Cancer Stakeholder

To view the latest issue please either visit:

This issue includes:

Program Spotlight: National Cancer Survivors Day

State Update: Cancer related bills passed in the Florida Legislature

Tools and Resources: Upcoming webinars, workshops and opportunities for continuing education credits

Cancer in the News: The latest articles from great resources such as National Center for Biomedical Information, Science Daily, American Institute for Cancer Research, and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Funding Opportunities: For childhood obesity, community partnerships, information management, healthcare access, prevention, professional development, epidemiology, and research

Events: Local and national conferences for cancer stakeholders

Thursday, June 12, 2014

New Survivorship Videos | American Cancer Society

New Resource: A series of videos intended to help cancer patients and long-term survivors deal with the physical, mental, and emotional effects of cancer and treatment are now available online. They include information about nutrition and physical activity, handling side effects, the importance of food safety, and survivor stories. They can be found on the American Cancer Society's YouTube channel,, and

Nutrition and Physical Activity for Cancer Survivors ■Eating Well During and After Treatment ■The Importance of Food Safety ■When Can I Eat Normal Again ■Exercise and Treatment ■Physical Therapy After Treatment


Cancer and Your Emotions

■What Can a Psychiatric Oncologist Do for You ■Tips for Working Through the Emotions of Cancer ■Returning to Real Life After Cancer


Inspiration from Survivors

■Cancer: I Survived, Now What?

■The Mental Mastery of Chemo

■Beating Cancer and Its Side Effects

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Cancer Free Florida Webinar Series - Balancing Work and Cancer

The Florida Department of Health Presents

The Cancer Free Florida Webinar Series

Balancing Work and Cancer


In recognition of National Cancer Survivors Day on June 1 and to honor Florida’s cancer survivors, families and loved ones throughout the month of June, this webinar will highlight best practices and key techniques in the work environment for newly diagnosed cancer patients.

Learning objectives:

Describe techniques that can be used to help guide newly diagnosed patients through the process of balancing work and cancer treatment
Identify the key practical and legal issues surrounding working through treatment and taking time off work for the short-term and long-term
Identify best practices and describe techniques that can be used to help patients when it comes to returning to a new or existing job after an absence due to cancer 

Intended Audience: Health Care Professionals, Interested Stakeholders

This webinar and teleconference is hosted by The Florida Department of Health, Cancer Program 

Wednesday, June 25, 2014
2:00 - 3:00 p.m., Eastern Time

Featured speakers:

Rebecca Nellis, MPP

Vice President, Cancer and Careers


Monica Bryant, Esq. 

Chief Operating Officer, Triage Cancer

One Hour of CEU is available.

To join the online meeting (Now available from mobile devices), go to:

Teleconference information:

Call-in toll-free number: 1-888-670-3525

Attendee access code: 297 003 0833 

For assistance, go to:

On the left navigation bar, click “Support”.

To check whether you have the appropriate players installed for UCF (Universal Communications Format) rich media files, go to: .

IMPORTANT NOTICE: This WebEx service includes a feature that allows audio and any documents and other materials exchanged or viewed during the session to be recorded. By joining this session, you automatically consent to such recordings. If you do not consent to the recording, do not join the session.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Florida Breast Cancer Foundation Education and Advocacy Day 2014 - Jacksonville, FL

Confirmed Date:

June 28, 2014 – Jacksonville

Omni Jacksonville Hotel



8:30am - 9:00am:              Registration


9:00am - 9:15am:              Welcome


9:15am - 10:00am:           “Biopsy results are positive for Breast Cancer”-Journey from Diagnosis to Cure

                                                Lara Zuberi MD

                                                UF-College of Medicine, Jacksonville


10:00am - 10:45am:         FBCF Researcher 

                                                David Reisman MD, PhD

                                                University of Florida


10:45am – 11:15am:        "Power of Advocacy"

                                                Jeri Francoeur MS

                                                FBCF Advocacy Committee Chair


11:15am - 11:45am:         Lunch


11:45am – 12:30pm:        "The Education and Treatment of Breast Cancer related Lymphedema"

                                                Dell Belk COTA/L, CLT

                                                Jacksonville Lymphedema Clinic


12:30pm – 1:15pm:          "The Next Step-Healthy Eating, Healthy Living"

                                                Alanna Eubanks RD, CSO, LD/N

                                                St. Vincent's HealthCare


1:15pm – 1:45pm:            "Diagnosis and Recurrence as it Affects the Family"

                                                Russell Silverman

                                                FBCF Executive Director


1:45pm – 2:00pm:            Closing and Prize Drawing

FREE to the public. To RSVP, call 1-877-644-3222 or email