Utah Cancer Summit: The Need for Cancer Prevention

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 9:00am to 10:30am

Cancer remains a critical public health problem with more than 1.8 million Americans expected to hear the words “you have cancer” in 2020.  Approximately 606,000 will die from the disease. Join ACS CAN for a discussion of the critical importance of cancer prevention, including how Utah is doing on key preventative measures and the impact that COVID-19 is having on the prevention and early detection of cancer.

Registration for this event has now closed. You may register day of the event at acscan.windrosemedia.com

This years Summit will be held virtually. 


9am-9:10am Opening remarks, Brook Carlisle, ACS CAN and Catherine Standiford 
9:10-9:55 Keynote Address, Dr. Derrick Haslem, Intermountain Healthcare
9:55-10:25 Panel discussion 
  Yelena Wu, PhD, Huntsman Cancer Institute (skin cancer prevention)
  Maggie Graul, Utah Department of Health (mammography rates in Utah)
  Hannah Nein and Jane Smith, American Cancer Society (HPV vaccination)
  Moderator TBD
10:25-10:30 Closing Remarks, Annalee Foster 


Thank you to our generous partners and sponsors: 

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Contact Brook Carlisle at [email protected] or (801) 493-4719 with any questions.