New from CDOC
2016 Progress Summary
California's progress toward achieving the objectives set forth in California's Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan, 2011-2015 has been significant. Implementation of the plan has been a collaborative process with cancer control stakeholders throughout California working together with the California Dialogue on Cancer (CDOC) to achieve the target objectives for 2015. The information the 2016 summary specifically outlines the progress made towards achieving measurable objectives where current data are available. In addition, selected interventions initiated by CDOC that contributed to progress on several objectives are also summarized.
Cancer Survivorship Care Plan Toolkit
Survivorship Care Plans: A Toolkit for Health Care Professionals
The CDOC Survivorship Care Plan Advisory Group, in collaboration with the California Department of Public Health and Triage Cancer, has developed Survivorship Care Plans: A Toolkit for Health Care Professionals.
This toolkit was designed to help health care professionals and cancer centers to incorporate care plans into their survivorship programs. Download the toolkit today!
Other resources include a fact sheet and webinar video for patients and caregivers about the value of cancer survivorship care plans. The fact sheet is currently available in English and Spanish, and will also be available in simplified Chinese, Tagalog, and Vietnamese starting in May 2016.
If you are a health care professional and would like to place an order for the cancer survivorship care plan toolkit and/or patient fact sheet, place your order today!
Webinars & Presentations
California Cancer Registry: CCR101
This webinar will provide insight on the data the CCR collects, how the data is collected and the different ways to access it. Participants will be provided with an overview of the demonstration of the CCR Data and Mapping Tool and Annual Statistical Tables to show what types of cancer information is available via the CCR.
Colorectal Cancer Mapping Project
This webinar will discuss the California Cancer Registry’s mapping project “Geographic Variation in Advanced Stage Colorectal Cancer in California”. This project identifies advanced stage colorectal cancers geographically by Medical Study Service Area (MSSA) and county. Participants will learn about the methodology behind the maps, MSSAs with statistically significant higher proportion of late stage colorectal cancer, and how to use these maps and data to help inform and assist more targeted screening interventions throughout the state of California.
California Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) Update
This webinar will introduce the new CSUS Public Health Survey Research Program, its staff, mission, and services. In addition, we will provide an overview of the California Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), a summary of the types of data that have been collected over its nearly 30 year history, and how California has used the data collected by the BRFSS. Participants will learn how they can access BRFSS data as well as how to they can include questions on future surveys.
Recorded Webinar: Making CHIS and BRFSS Data Work for You
This webinar provides an overview of the California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) and the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS). Participants will gain a basic understanding of what information is collected by each source, how to access data, and how these sources may serve as tools for annual reports and/or publications.