The Cancer Prevention and Treatment Fund participates in and sponsors educational and awareness raising events. A list of past and upcoming events appears below:
2012 Foremother Awards and Health Policy Hero Luncheon
Join us on May 11th, the Friday before Mother’s Day, at the elegant Cosmos Club of Washington, D.C. as we honor our 2012 Foremothers and Health Policy Hero. The Foremother Awards are for lifetime achievement for Washington area women whose lives have touched adults and children across the country. To learn about our impressive honorees and purchase your ticket, please check out our Foremother Awards page.
2012 Cancer Prevention and Treatment 5K
September 23, 2012
Contact Information: Maura Duffy at (202) 223-4000 or email@example.com.
Our Cancer Prevention and Treatment 5K in Georgetown on September 23, 2012 was bigger and better than ever, thanks to all our wonderful participants, donors, supporters, volunteers, and sponsors! Donations are still being accepted on our race site through December 24, 2012 so it’s not too late to be part of this wonderful event!
Click here to see winners and official times.
Special thanks to our amazingly successful teams, who raised thousands of dollars to help us help fight cancer before it starts and help all cancer patients get the best possible treatment:
Team Mathias raised $6,059 in honor of 11-year-old Mathias Giordano who was recently diagnosed with Osteosarcoma and was able to participate in the 5K in his wheel chair. His smile lit up the entire 5K.
Team Olson raised $3,940 in honor of Douglas Olson.
#TheMovement raised $2,355 in honor of Patrick Ryan, who was diagnosed with testicular cancer in June 2012.
Sarah Inman‘s team raised $1,050 in honor of Sarah Inman, who was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in January of 2011 and is doing well.
Stacey Francois’ Wade T. team raised $935 in honor of Stacey’s dad, who died of colon cancer.
Canden Schwantes’ IMOJim5K team raised $520 in honor of her uncle Jim, who died of colon cancer.
Team Mya B Well raised $370 in honor of Mya, who was diagnosed with a neruoblastoma at nine months and is cancer free almost a year later.
Witt Associates raised $335 in honor of several cancer survivors and friends and family members lost to cancer.
Team Dubs raised $330.
You can see these and our other wonderful teams at www.cancer5k.com.
We also want to thank our wonderful sponsors who made this year’s 5K possible:
Conference on DCIS with 4 CME credits
You’re Invited to a Conference on Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS)
for Washington, D.C. Health Professionals and Providers
Thursday, November 4, from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.
- Speakers from the National Cancer Institute and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will discuss the latest research findings about prognosis and treatment outcomes for diverse populations with DCIS and the recently published NIH Consensus Conference Report on DCIS.
- Gather with other professionals (surgeons, OB/GYNs, oncologists, nurses, social workers, breast cancer navigators, and advocates) to discuss the information and treatment needs of DCIS patients in Washington, D.C. and how to best explain DCIS to patients and family members.
- Give feedback on a free low-literacy patient booklet on DCIS that is being developed and discussion guides for professionals like you.
Lunch provided! Advance registration required: $40 for 4 CME credits and $10 for others, who will receive a certificate of participation. Scholarships are available.
For more information or to sign up, contact the Cancer Prevention and Treatment Fund at 202-223-4000 or e-mail Jessica at firstname.lastname@example.org
Space is limited so sign up now!
WHERE: The Conference will be at 2021 K Street, N.W., Suite 800, Large Conference Room (Sponsored by the Cancer Prevention and Treatment Fund and the Jacobs Institute of Women’s Health). Closest Metro stations are Farragut North, Farragut West, and Foggy Bottom.
The George Washington University Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of The George Washington University Medical Center and National Research Center for Women & Families.
The George Washington University Medical Center designates this course for up to 4 credits in Category 1 of the AMA Physicians’ Recognition AwardTM of the American Medical Association. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This program is funded, in whole or in part, by a grant from the DC Cancer Consortium through the Department of Health, Government of the District of Columbia