The Citywide Colon Cancer Control Coalition (C5) helps New York City attain colon cancer control goals through advocacy, resource development, and policy initiatives. C5 strengthens NYC Health Department colon cancer prevention and control efforts by facilitating communication between the health department and relevant stakeholders— health and social service organizations, academic institutions, governmental agencies and advocacy groups.
8th Annual C5 Summit: Registration Online Now!
Practicing Prevention in a Changing Healthcare Environment: The Affordable Care Act - its Implications
C5 and the DOHMH’s Cancer Program hosts an annual meeting bringing together stakeholders from various sectors to discuss current issues in colon cancer screening and control. This year, the Summit will convene the C5 community to report on the progress and successes of current initiatives, and to discuss the implications of emerging issues and trends in the changing healthcare environment.
Date and Time: June 7th, 2013, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
1425 Madison Avenue (98th Street & Madison Avenue),
New York, NY 10029
Summit Fees: No cost
Register Online: Summit Registration Form
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2010 Citywide Colon Cancer Control Coalition (C5) Summit
The Seventh Annual New York Citywide Colon Cancer Control Coalition (C5) Summit took place on June 3, 2010. The topic of the 2010 Summit was “Addressing Disparities in CRC Screening, Treatment and Outcome.”
- Session I: How Effective is Screening Colonoscopy?
- Session II: Report on Programs to Address Screening Disparities
- Session III: Beyond Screening: Treatment and Outcome Disparity
2009 Citywide Colon Cancer Control Coalition (C5) Summit
The Sixth Annual Colorectal Cancer Prevention and Control Summit took place on June 11, 2009. The topic of the 2009 Summit was “Increasing High Quality CRC Screening in NYC.”
- Session I: NYC Screening Guidelines Revisited
- Session II: Ensuring Quality Colonoscopy Practice in NYC
- Session III: The Critical Role of Screening Colonoscopy Referral
- Session IV: New Initiatives to Support Navigator Activity
- Session V: Working with NYC's Unique Populations
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2008 Citywide Colon Cancer Control Coalition (C5) Summit
The Fifth Annual Colorectal Cancer Prevention and Control Summit took place on June 5, 2008. The topic of the 2008 Summit was “Eliminating Barriers to Colonoscopy Screening in NYC.”
- Session I: Revised Screening and Surveillance Guidelines for the Early Detection of Colorectal Cancer and Adenomatous Polyps
- Session II: Eliminating Barriers in Office Practice
- Session III: Navigator Programs in Hospitals and Other Settings
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2007 Citywide Colon Cancer Control Coalition (C5) Summit
The Fourth Annual Colorectal Cancer Prevention and Control Summit took place on June 6, 2007. The topic of the 2007 Summit was: "Accepting the Challenge: Doubling Colonoscopies in NYC Through Partnerships."
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