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CDC’s Cancer Informatics Team Gives Winning Presentation on Data Capture

Sandy Jones and her team presented at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) National Capital Area chapter meeting. The presentation on the eMaRC Plus tool was one of four selected for the meeting in Virginia on May 18. Electronic Mapping, Reporting, and Coding (eMaRC) Plus creates abstract records from reports from pathlogy laboratories and physician offices.

DCPC Staff to Present at NAACR Conference

A number of DCPC staff will present at the upcoming conference of the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR), June 16-23, 2017. Dr. Lisa Richardson will be closing the meeting on a panel entitled “Registry of the Future Part II: Envisioning a Powerful Cancer Surveillance System for North America” with her talk, “CDC's Vision for the Future of Cancer Surveillance.”

CDC Accredited by CEO Roundtable on Cancer

CDC was recently re-accredited as a CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ employer by the non-profit CEO Roundtable on Cancer. It has been accredited since 2011. The process gives a framework for employers to have a healthier workplace by focusing on cancer risk reduction, early detection, and access to clinical trials and high-quality care. Nearly 200 private, non-profit and government employers in diverse industries have earned Gold Standard accreditation. CDC and the National Cancer Institute are the only 2 federal agencies to have achieved this honor.

Father’s Day is a Good Time for Women to Examine Their Family History

The Bring Your Brave campaign invites women to explore their family history, because an increased risk for breast cancer can be inherited from either side of the family.

DCPC’s Digital Images Are Ready for You to Use

Remember that DCPC has shareable graphics, downloadable images, and badges on all sorts of cancer-related topics for use on your social media channels. New images are added regularly.

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2017 CDC National Cancer Conference

Lodging Update for 2017 CDC National Cancer Conference

Limited availability remains at the Crowne Plaza Atlanta Perimeter at Ravinia. The overflow room block will be in the Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Perimeter Center, 6120 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA 30328. Reservations at the Hilton can still be made at the government rate.

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