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

    This webinar prepares participants to understand, participate in, and contribute to important conversations happening on Twitter. Basics covered include setting up a Twitter account, understanding Twitter lingo, tips and tricks of tweeting, and finding important people/organizations to follow.

    American Cancer Society Prostate Cancer Survivorship Care Guidelines

    From the article: "Survivorship guidelines are advice from the American Cancer Society to help doctors, nurses, and other professionals take care of cancer survivors who have finished their cancer treatments. The survivorship guidelines presented here address issues that can occur in men after the treatment of prostate cancer."

    Guide to Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Resources for Local Health Departments

    NACCHO is pleased to announce an updated edition of the Guide to Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Resources for Local Health Departments. The guide provides resources to assist local health departments (LHDs) in their HPV initiative planning and overall efforts to increase HPV vaccination rates in their jurisdictions. LHDs can use the collection of print materials, audio/video communications, guidance documents, and other tools to increase awareness and knowledge of the HPV vaccine, share strategies with healthcare providers for talking with parents and increasing HPV vaccination rates within their practice, and learn more about the HPV work of immunization coalitions across the country. The updated guide also highlights resources developed by the LHDs that participated in NACCHO’s HPV Demonstration Site Project.

    Survivorship Resources: Improving the Quality of Life for Iowa Cancer Survivors

    This webinar recording addresses resources available through the National Cancer Survivorship Resource Center (The Survivorship Center), and describes ways to partner with The Survivorship Center.

    Understanding Cancer: Treatment and Survivorship

    The objectives of this archived webinar from NCI are:

    1. Describe factors that influence the selection and initiation of cancer treatment
    2. Identify common side effects of treatment 
    3. Discuss the challenges faced by cancer survivors
    4. Identify key National Cancer Institute (NCI) treatment and survivorship resources

    Instructor Bio:
    Annette Galassi, RN, MA, is a Public Health Advisor in the National Cancer Institute's (NCI) Office of Communication and Education (OCE). Her career began as a staff nurse in medical oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center where she was also a Clinical Nurse Specialist.  Ms. Galassi moved to Washington, DC in 1986 and was a Clinical Nurse Specialist at the Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health.  During that time she completed a post-Master’s certificate as an Adult Nurse Practitioner at the University of Maryland.  In 1993, Ms Galassi joined the faculty of Georgetown University's Lombardi Cancer Center, where she was their first Oncology Nurse Practitioner.  Ms. Galassi returned to government service in 1998, joining the National Cancer Institute’s Office of Communications where she oversaw the training program for the Cancer Information Service. Ms. Galassi received her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from the State University of New York at Albany and her Master of Arts degree in advanced nursing science from New York University.  She has published numerous articles and chapters in the field of oncology nursing.  Her awards include the NIH Merit Award and Georgetown University’s Nurse of the Year.  Ms. Galassi is a member of the Oncology Nursing Society, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care and the International Association of Clinical Research Nurses.

    "About HPV" American Cancer Society Videos

    A playlist of videos about HPV from the American Cancer Society including videos from survivors and caregivers

    "Decision Making at the Point of Care: Voices of Oncology Providers

    "Decision Making at the Point of Care: Voices of Oncology Providers" was developed as part of CancerCare's Patient Values Initiative (PVI), a multi-pronged effort aimed at reframing the national healthcare policy framework to ensure that patient engagement in treatment decision-making becomes the true standard of care. CancerCare's second PVI report highlights provider perspectives on the importance and utility of learning about their patients' lifestyles and priorities.

    "Out Proud Free" Customizable Tobacco Free Ads

    The customizable "Out Proud Free" campaign from the National LGBT Cancer Network showcases former smokers who are members of diverse LGBTQ communities. Members can co-brand or solo-brand these images with permission from the National LGBT Cancer Network.

    "Talk to Someone" Simulation

    In these simulations in English and Spanish from the CDC, a cancer survivor gives advice on four different topics: alcohol, tobacco, anxiety & distress, and physical activity & nutrition. Patients can choose different options to get answers to their questions about making healthy choices. An Introduction for Health Care Providers also is included.

    "Talk to Someone" Simulation English

    Simulación "Habla con alguien" Spanish


    #FinishIt: Media Resources & Tools to Help Coalitions End Tobacco Use
    This webinar presented an array of media resources and tools available to assist CCC coalitions, cancer centers, employers, and advocacy groups in their tobacco control efforts. Specific topics included:
    • An overview of the CDC Tips Campaign along with resources and tools available to coalitions presented by Jane Mitchko, MEd, Deputy Associate Director, CDC/National Center for Injury Prevention and Control.
    • An overview of the FDA's first youth tobacco prevention campaign, "The Real Cost," which targets at-risk youth aged 12-17 who are open to smoking or already experimenting with cigarettes, review of tools and resources available to coalitions presented by Kathleen Crosby, Director, Office of Health Communication and Education, FDA.
    • An overview of the newly launched TRUTH campaign and practical ideas and examples of how coalitions can use and tailor the materials to fit their needs presented by William (Bill) Furmanski, Senior Vice President, Communications, American Legacy Foundation.