CDC Busts Myths About Cervical Cancer
For Cervical Cancer Awareness Month in January, CDC’s Dr. Virginia Senkomago sheds light on myths about cervical cancer screening in this blog post.
Find out if you have the facts about cervical cancer in this quiz from our Inside Knowledge campaign!
New Free CME Courses from CDC and Medscape
Did you know that overweight and obesity are associated with at least 13 kinds of cancer? If not, brush up on your knowledge with a free Medscape CME activity on cancer and obesity. (Note: Link requires free registration.)
You can also learn about the differences in cancer rates in rural and urban areas with the recently released Medscape CME activity on cancer in nonmetropolitan and metropolitan counties.
See other free CME courses offered by CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR).
New Funding Opportunity on Wellness in Indian Country Announced
CDC has announced a new funding opportunity, Tribal Practices for Wellness in Indian Country. As many as 14 American Indian (AI) tribes, Alaska Native (AN) villages, or AI/AN designated areas will be funded to support practices that tribal health leaders use to build links to community and culture with a goal of reducing risk for chronic disease in AI/AN people.
Brush Up on Gynecologic Cancer Knowledge
Cervical Cancer Awareness Month is a perfect time to learn more about cervical and other gynecologic cancers. CDC’s Inside Knowledge: Get the Facts about Gynecologic Cancercampaign offers a six-module continuing education course.
NCI Seeks Feedback on Its Web Portal
In an online survey, the National Cancer Institute is asking how its portal, Cancer Control P.L.A.N.E.T. (Plan, Link, Network with Evidence-based Tools), is meeting the needs of cancer control planners, program staff, and researchers.