Region 3 News

Webinar Aug. 2: NCI Diversity and Re-Entry Supplements

July 26 2016

The Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities is holding a webinar: How to Apply for NCI Diversity and Re-Entry Supplements August 2, 2016 11 am - 12:30 pm EST NCI Diversity Supplements support the research training of students, post-baccalaureate and post-masters individuals, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty investigators who are members [...]

GMaP Region 3 Summit Set for August 29-30

July 14 2016

1st Annual GMaP Region 3 Cancer Health Disparities Summit SAVE THE DATE! Monday, August 29th to Tuesday, August 30th 2016 At the University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center in Albuquerque This FREE summit will focus on: Strengthening and diversifying the Cancer Control Pipeline - A focus on K01, F31, [...]

Post-Doctoral Position, Cancer Control & Psychoneuroimmunology

June 03 2016

Post-Doctoral Position at University of Rochester in the Cancer Control and Psychoneuroimmunology Laboratory (CCPL) Specializing in Cancer-Related Cognitive Impairment Research The CCPL within the Department of Surgery at the University of Rochester Medical School and Wilmot Cancer Institute is seeking exceptional candidates for a Post-Doctoral Associate position investigating several aspects [...]

Two-year postdoctoral fellowship

June 03 2016

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), Department of Preventive Medicine is seeking applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship. The second year is contingent upon satisfactory performance in the first.  This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated applicant who is committed to cancer survivorship research. Specifically, UTHSC [...]

Faculty Position in Health Economics/Health Outcomes/Cancer Care Delivery

June 03 2016

Moffitt Cancer Center The Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior at Moffitt Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center on the campus of the University of South Florida, is seeking a faculty member (Assistant or Associate rank) with research interests that complement or enhance our existing strengths in [...]

Cancer Survivorship Site

June 03 2016

In recognition of Cancer Survivorship Month, CDC launched a completely updated Cancer Survivorship Web site on June 1. Nearly 14 million Americans who have been diagnosed with cancer are living in the United States. Although the rate of people who get cancer is going down, the overall number of people who have [...]

Historic Investment

March 07 2016

$17.4 Million in Grants Available to Help Native Youth The U.S. Department of Education today announced it is more than tripling from $5.3 million to $17.4 million the availability of funding for grants to help Native American youth become college- and career-ready. See all the details.

Making the Case for Cancer Control

February 01 2016

R2R Cyber-seminar - Feb. 11, 2-3 pm Learn how cancer control practitioners can best leverage the expertise of partners to better understand the economics of cancer in order to acquire and maintain needed resources. Speakers: Dr Florence Tangka, is a health economist in the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control’s Epidemiology [...]

Obesity Not a Factor In Racial/Ethnic Variation in Cancer Screening Compliance

November 30 2015

UT-Galveston — The higher rate of cancer-related deaths among racial minorities has often been attributed to disparities in cancer screening compliance, however, a new study did not find that the association between body weight/obesity, in particular, and cancer screening adherence vary by race/ethnicity. The results of this focused look at [...]

Lung Cancer Data

November 11 2015

NCI — November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Lung cancer is the second most common cancer and the primary cause of cancer-related death in both men and women in the United States. The NCI offers extensive data on diagnosis, survivorship, rates and more. See the NCI's research snapshot for statistics or [...]