The George Washington University has developed a new resource to support comprehensive cancer control (CCC) efforts in CCC groups nationwide. The report is titled Supporting Cancer Survivors through Comprehensive Cancer Control Programs and provides an introduction to survivorship needs and engagement opportunities. While the guide is meant to be brief, it also serves to support groups developing their state cancer plan and includes recommended national benchmarks outlined in A National Action Plan for Cancer Survivorship: Advancing Public Health Strategies (CDC 2004). The report is also intended to serve as a resource for those interested in learning more about identifying opportunities for systems-level work across all spheres of cancer survivorship including surveillance and applied research, education, policy, and access to quality care.

You can read the full report online here: http://bit.ly/2016SurvivorshipReport

VTAAC members will be discussing the report as part of the next Quality of Life Workgroup meeting in November. If you would like to attend this meeting, please contact VTAAC Coordinator, Jessica French, at Jessica.French@cancer.org

George Washington Releases Important Resource on Cancer Survivorship