Early Detection: Colon Cancer Screening and Beyond

Date(s) - 06/03/2015 - 06/04/2015
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Black Canyon Conference Center


Eighty by 2018   Improving the screening and early detection of Colorectal Cancer is high on Health Center quality agenda’s nationwide.  The Arizona Alliance for Community Health Centers, Arizona Department of Health Services and the American Cancer Society are pleased to be able to bring you Early Detection: Colon Cancer and Beyond.    We are excited to have Durado Brooks, MD, MPH, Director, Prostate and Colorectal Cancers with the American Cancer Society, who will present on Colorectal Cancer screening and how to improve detection measures throughout your organization.  Please join us as we discuss evidence based strategies, work together developing best practices, and how it can impact your facilities and patients.  The strategies learned throughout the conference will provide a roadmap for improvement of all your screening measures. Did you know that Colorectal Cancer is the third leading cause of cancer death in men and women?  Did you know that screening for colon cancer is the most effective way to fight Colorectal Cancer? Join the movement – increase your screening rates to 80% by 2018! Where:  Black Canyon Conference Center 9440 N. 25th Avenue Phoenix, AZ Who: Quality Managers, Clinic Managers, Providers, Data Analysts, IT Analysts.  Bring a QI team from your health center so that you can work together to create a plan for your center. Cost: No charge to AACHC members, tribal organizations, county health departments, and public health clinics. Day 1 (6/3/2015):  Registration begins at 9:00am with conference start at 10:00am and end at 4:30pm Day 2 (6/4/2015):  Conference begins at 9:00am and end at 4:00pm. Hotel Accommodations: If you live outside of Maricopa County and need hotel accommodations AACHC may be able to reimburse your hotel stay for up to two nights. Please contact Brenda Cardenas for questions at brendac@aachc.org Phoenix Springhill Suites. To book a room please call 602-943-0010 or click here to book online. DHS_Logo_color [Converted]  American Cancer Society20121128_AACHC_Logo_2c (w-purple) Transparent


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