National Cancer Plan Stakeholder Meeting: Cancer Community Comes Together to Share Ideas for Progress
On September 7th, the Panel convened a meeting with stakeholders from across the cancer community to highlight progress towards the National Cancer Plan’s goals and discuss opportunities for improvement. Check out our latest blog for a meeting recap and learn more about the Panel’s next steps.
Panel Recommendations in Action: The National Breast Cancer Roundtable
The National Breast Cancer Roundtable was born out of the call for action by the President's Cancer Panel. Learn more about how the American Cancer Society, the leading force behind the Roundtable, spearheads this effort to improve equity and access in cancer screening
What Is the National Cancer Program?
One of the most important tasks of the President’s Cancer Panel is to monitor the National Cancer Program. Learn more about this critical effort that brings together the cancer community to make progress in reducing the burden of cancer.
President's Cancer Panel Commends National Cancer Plan
On April 3, with leadership from National Cancer Institute (NCI) Director Monica Bertagnolli, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a National Cancer Plan to guide the nation’s efforts against cancer.
Health Disparities in Cancer Part 3: Facing Cancer in Indian Country: The Yakama Nation and Pacific Northwest Tribes
In 2000 and 2001, the President’s Cancer Panel (PCP) held a series of regional meetings to explore the barriers that prevent Americans from receiving cancer care.
Health Disparities in Cancer Part 2: Voices of a Broken System
In 2000 and 2001 the President’s Cancer Panel (PCP) went across the nation to learn about the challenges faced by people with cancer.
Health Disparities in Cancer Part 1: The meaning of "Race" in Science
It has been known for some time that the burden of cancer does not affect all populations equally.
Reflections On the 50th Anniversary of the National Cancer Act
When President Richard Nixon signed the National Cancer Act of 1971, the United States put in motion a coordinated system of federal and nonfederal organizations and partners to address the nation’s cancer burden.