Cancer Health Disparities Summit 2006 is a 2½-day event where cancer researchers, health professionals, and community health advocates will meet for the purpose of sharing experiences, accomplishments, challenges, best practices, and cross-cutting issues on cancer health disparities.
Featured Topics include:
- The Cancer Burden in Minority and Underserved Communities
- NIH/NCI Extramural Funding Community: Our Investment in Cancer Health Disparities Research
- Profiles of Selected Best Practices
- Community Research Influence on Health Policy Efforts
This year's Summit marks the first of its kind that brings together a broader spectrum of attendees to participate in interactive plenary and networking sessions, poster exhibits, and breakout groups.
Participating Programs include:
Cancer Disparities Research Partnership Program
Cancer Information Service
Centers for Population Health & Health Disparities
Community Networks Program
Minority-Based Community Clinical Oncology Program
Minority Institution/Cancer Center Partnership
Patient Navigator Research Program
Centers of Excellence in Partnerships for Community Outreach, Research on Health Disparities and Training (Project EXPORT)
The Summit 2006 Report is now available. Click here to view or save the Summit 2006 Report. (PDF | 4,440KB)
The Summit Summary Minutes are now available. Click here to view or save the Summary Minutes. (PDF | 528KB)
Presentations are now available. Click here to view presentations.