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Meeting 3 Recap: Policy Considerations at the Intersection of Technology and Patient Navigation
Meeting 3 Recap: Policy Considerations at the Intersection of Technology and Patient Navigation
February 13, 2024
On December 7, 2023, the President’s Cancer Panel held the third of three public meetings with key experts to discuss policy opportunities to advance the use of technology in patient navigation. Read our latest blog post to learn more about common themes and priority areas that emerged from this meeting.
Meeting 2 Recap: Technology Opportunities for Patient Navigation
Meeting 2 Recap: Technology Opportunities for Patient Navigation
January 04, 2024
On November 2 and 3, 2023, the President’s Cancer Panel held the second of three public meetings with key experts to discuss all current and potential uses of technology to support patient navigation. Read our latest blog post to find out more about common themes and priority areas that emerged from this meeting.
Meeting 1 Recap: Opportunities for Enhancing Patient Navigation
Meeting 1 Recap: Opportunities for Enhancing Patient Navigation
October 18, 2023
On October 17, 2023, the President’s Cancer Panel convened the first of three public meetings with key experts to discuss gaps and opportunities at the intersection of technology and patient navigation. Read our latest blog post to find out more about common themes and priority areas that emerged from this meeting.
Panel Recommendations in Action: Addressing Social Determinants of Health in Cancer Care
Panel Recommendations in Action: Addressing Social Determinants of Health in Cancer Care
October 17, 2023
A key to addressing health disparities - as highlighted in the 2010 Panel Report - is addressing social determinants of health in patient care. Learn how organizations are taking steps to better address patients’ social needs and risks in cancer care.
National Cancer Plan Stakeholder Meeting: Cancer Community Comes Together to Share Ideas for Progress
National Cancer Plan Stakeholder Meeting: Cancer Community Comes Together to Share Ideas for Progress
September 07, 2023
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.
The National Breast Cancer Roundtable
Panel Recommendations in Action: The National Breast Cancer Roundtable
August 10, 2023
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
National Cancer Program
What Is the National Cancer Program?
June 14, 2023
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.
National Cancer Plan
President's Cancer Panel Commends National Cancer Plan
April 03, 2023
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.
Facing Cancer in Indian Country
Health Disparities in Cancer Part 3: Facing Cancer in Indian Country: The Yakama Nation and Pacific Northwest Tribes
July 18, 2021
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.
PCP Members in 2001
Health Disparities in Cancer Part 2: Voices of a Broken System
July 17, 2021
In 2000 and 2001 the President’s Cancer Panel (PCP) went across the nation to learn about the challenges faced by people with cancer.
Dr. Harold P. Freeman
Health Disparities in Cancer Part 1: The meaning of "Race" in Science
July 16, 2021
It has been known for some time that the burden of cancer does not affect all populations equally.
Benno C. Schmidt, Sr.
Reflections On the 50th Anniversary of the National Cancer Act
July 15, 2021
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.