Resource Repository

Welcome to the GW Cancer Control TAP Resource Repository! You can search this collection of CCC resources and tools using the categories below, or you can scroll down to browse the resources. Examples of resources include research reports, toolkits, fact sheets and infographics, as well as sample program plans and guides for developing new programs. We regularly add new resources, and you can submit your own as well.

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    Format: 2020
    Title Description Year
    Advancing Patient-Centered Cancer Survivorship Care Toolkit

    The GW Cancer Center developed the Advancing Patient-Centered Cancer Survivorship Care Toolkit to support training and technical assistance from Comprehensive Cancer Control Programs/Coalitions to health care providers/organizations in order to improve patient-centered cancer survivorship care in their state, tribe or territory. All parts of this toolkit can be adapted to fit your specific needs. These tools are intended to serve as a starting point to help address reported care needs of post-treatment cancer survivors.


    COVID Tip SheetTips for Coping with COVID-19

    This tip sheet provides cancer survivors and caregivers with information and resources to help cope with COVID-19.

    Download COVID-19 Tip Sheet


    Advancing Patient-Centered Cancer Survivorship Care Workshop Planning and Facilitation Guide

    The guide includes a checklist, sample agendas, promotion tips, worksheets for workshop activities and facilitation instructions.

    Download the Guide


    Advancing Patient-Centered Cancer Survivorship Care Workshop Slide Deck

    The slide deck includes two presentations, speaker notes and slides to facilitate activities.

    Download the Slide Deck


    Advancing Patient-Centered Cancer Survivorship Care Implementation Tools

    The GW Cancer Center has developed three assessment strategies based on the Patient-Centered Survivorship Care Index. These tools are a provider survey, an organizational assessment and a patient survey.

    Download the Implementation Tools


    Preparing for Your Doctor’s Visit: A Worksheet for People Who Have Finished Cancer Treatment

    This brief worksheet can help patients prepare for their next doctor’s visit. The GW Cancer Center offers a formatted version and a version that can be adapted.

    Download Formatted Version of Preparing for Your Doctor’s Visit
    Download Adaptable Version of Preparing for Your Doctor’s Visit
    Download Formatted Spanish Version of Preparing for Your Doctor's Visit
    Download Adaptable Spanish Version of Preparing for Your Doctor's Visit


    Provider Checklist: For Patients Who Have Finished Cancer Treatment

    This checklist can help inform providers’ clinical encounters with people who have a history of cancer and are not in active treatment. The GW Cancer Center offers a formatted version and a version that can be adapted.

    Download Formatted Version of Provider Checklist: For Patients Who Have Finished Cancer Treatment
    Download Adaptable Version of Provider Checklist: For Patients Who Have Finished Cancer Treatment


    Resources List

    This document contains links to resources that can support both providers and people with a history of cancer.

    Download the Resources List


    The Cancer Survivorship E-Learning Series for Primary Care Providers

    This no-cost, continuing education program is intended for primary care providers or others who provide follow-up care to cancer survivors. The course covers late and long-term effects of treatment for a variety of cancer types and how to advance patient-centered survivorship care.

    Learn More on The Cancer Survivorship E-Learning Series for Primary Care Providers


    To learn and connect with peers about how they are adapting and using the Advancing Patient-Centered Cancer Survivorship Care Toolkit, visit: gwcancercenter.forumbee.com.


    Funding Acknowledgment

    This toolkit was funded through a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award (EA #12744).

    2019
    Advancing Patient-Centered Cancer Survivorship Care Workshop Planning and Facilitation Guide

    This guide is part of the Advancing Patient-Centered Cancer Survivorship Care Toolkit to support training and technical assistance from Comprehensive Cancer Control Programs/Coalitions to health care providers/organizations in order to improve patient-centered cancer survivorship care in their state, tribe or territory. It includes a checklist, sample agendas, promotion tips, worksheets for workshop activities and facilitation instructions.

    2019
    Advancing Patient-Centered Cancer Survivorship Care Workshop Slide Deck

    These slides are part of the Advancing Patient-Centered Cancer Survivorship Care Toolkit to support training and technical assistance from Comprehensive Cancer Control Programs/Coalitions to health care providers/organizations in order to improve patient-centered cancer survivorship care in their state, tribe or territory. It includes two presentations, speaker notes and slides to facilitate activities.

    2019
    Advancing Progress in the Development of Combination Cancer Therapies with Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors

    The proceedings from this workshop examine the current treatment landscape and various aspects of combination therapy development with PD-1/PD-L1 immune checkpoint inhibitors, including:

    • Strategies to select combinations for testing,
    • The role of biomarkers
    • Strategies to improve clinical trial design,
    • Regulatory challenges and opportunities, and
    • The use of data sharing and real-world evidence
    2019
    Advancing Sexual and Gender Minority Measures in the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

    This article highlights the critical role of surveillance systems like the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) in informing informing health care recommendations and ensuring that the health disparities of LGBT populations are measured and analyzed. To ensure health disparities of all LGBT Americans are addressed, it is vital for all states and territories to adopt and continue to implement sexual and gender minority measures in their state BRFSS, and highly consider it as part of the core demographic questionnaire.

    2019
    Advancing the Field of Cancer Patient Navigation: A Toolkit for Comprehensive Cancer Control Professionals

    Patient navigation is an intervention that addresses barriers to quality standard care by providing individualized assistance to patients, survivors and families. The need for patient navigation arose from the understanding that some cancer patients have challenges accessing care. These challenges are often the result of social determinants of health and health disparities. This toolkit was developed to guide states in advancing patient navigation. This resource can be used to: 

    • Educate and train patient navigators
    • Provide technical assistance to members of your coalition
    • Build navigation networks at the state level
    • Identify policy approaches to sustain patient navigation

     

    2016
    Advancing Tobacco Prevention and Control in Rural America

    This comprehensive report examines rates and patterns of commercial tobacco use across rural subpopulations; explores aspects of the rural context that may affect tobacco prevention and control efforts; and presents challenges and opportunities for improving rural health through tobacco prevention and control. The report highlights a variety of examples of tobacco prevention and control efforts underway in rural communities across America that can be replicated and scaled to reduce the prevalence of commercial tobacco use and improve public health.

    2019
    Advancing Tobacco Prevention and Control in Rural America

    This toolkit, develped by the National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI), is designed to help public health professionals, health department leaders, elected officials, and tobacco control advocates address tobacco use in their communities.

    2020
    Advocacy Toolkit

    The Prevent Cancer Foundation grassroots advocacy toolkit is a resource for individuals interested in cancer prevention and early detection issues. This toolkit provides information, tips, and tools to support legislative, policy, personal, community, and media advocacy. The Prevent Cancer Foundation is pleased to support advocates who wish to learn more about how they can be their own best advocate at all levels.

    2014
    Affordable Care Act (ACA) Enrollment Assistance for LGBT Communities: A Resource for Behavioral Health Providers

    This guides health professionals in helping lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people understand health insurance options, particularly mental health and substance abuse benefits and services, under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and enroll in plans.

    2014

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