ACS CAN Idaho Policy Forum 2020

Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 12:00pm

Top Cancers in Idaho

The Different Facets of the Top Cancers in the Gem State – Access to Research, Screening, and Treatment

Join us to learn about the top cancers in Idaho, identify advances that have been made, and discuss challenges that still need to be addressed to improve screening and treatment. 

The top cancers in Idaho are breast, prostate, lung, and colorectal.  Each of these cancers has their own unique challenges, but fighting these cancers requires access to screening, research, and treatment. 



Moderated by Dan Zuckerman, MD St. Luke's Cancer Institute

Cheryl Jorcyk, Ph.D. Director, Clinical/Translation Research at Boise State University

Bobby Chawla, DO St. Alphonsus Cancer Care Center (Nampa and Caldwell)

Christopher Murphy, MS  Director, Idaho Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)

Paul White, MD Kootenai Health

Theresa Vawter, Government Relations Director at ACS CAN

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We will discuss questions such as:

What are the recent innovations in cancer screening and treatment?

What is the current state of cancer research?

What are the barriers to screening and treatment?

What public policy changes could eliminate cancer screening and treatment barriers?

Thank you to our Sponsors! 

Idaho Society of Clinical Oncology (ISCO), GRAIL

St. Luke's Cancer Institute, Saint Alphonsus Research Institute, PhRMA, Pfizer, PacificSource Health Plans, Bristol Myers Squibb