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Community Outreach Educational Events

Upcoming Events

NJ Quitline: Be in the Know: A FREE FIVE PART SERIES ON LUNG HEALTH, TOBACCO CESSATION AND VAPING FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS 
Begins Wednesday September 28th

Join us for a free five week series that will be held via Zoom  Attendance at all five sessions is not required to participate in any of the workshops.1.0 (CEU) continuing education hour will be available for the Ask. Advise. Refer. Session on brief tobacco intervention for nurses from the New Jersey State Nurses Association.

Registration Required. Click here to register


Community Health, Cancer & COVID-19
Thursdays at noon, beginning October 15th. 
Join the Burlington-Camden Regional Chromic Disease Coalition on Thursdays from 12:00-12:45pm for a free, six-part virtual workshop series for medical assistants, community health workers, case managers, and community members.

Registration Required. Click here to register

 

North Brunswick Public Library:  Nutrition for Colorectal Health and Cancer, 
Tuesday, October 27th, 7:00pm. 

Learn how proper nutrition can reduce your risk for colorectal cancer.  

Registration Required. Click here to register

 

NJ CCCC: Guts and Glory 
Thursday, October 22nd, 6:30pm.
 
Learn about the relationship between the GI tract and cancer. 

Please email nj4cancercare@improvingnj.org to RSVP. 
Zoom event link:  
https://bit.ly/2RezjZq

 

GLSEN: GSA Forum - Standing Together: United & Mighty! 
Saturday, October 24th, 10:00am - 2:30pm.
 
Join us for a talk on HPV for the Gay and Lesbian Student Education Network (GLSEN) Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) Forum. The event also includes a transgender panel. 

Registration Required. Click here to register

 

Stop Cancer Before It Starts - Guts & Glory 
Wednesday October 28th, 10:30am.
Learn about colorectal health and current cancer screening techniques. 

Registration Required. Click here to register

 

English-Chinese Health Education Workshops - Nutrition for Colorectal Health and Cancer Prevention 
Tuesday November 3rd 4:00pm (Chinese 5:00pm).
 
Learn about foods that can help maintain good colorectal health and act to prevent cancer. Also learn about current cancer screening guidelines for colorectal health. PLEASE SEE FLYER FOR INFO IN CHINESE.

Registration Required. Click here to register

 

English-Chinese Health Education Workshops Genetics & Cancer 
Wednesday November 4th, 4:00pm (Chinese 5:00pm).
 
Explains hereditary and lifestyle risk factors for cancer. Learn how and why cancer forms in cells, methods to identify your personal cancer risk, and information on genetic testing and genetic risk assessment. PLEASE SEE FLYER FOR INFO IN CHINESE.

Registration Required. Click here to register

 

English-Chinese Health Education Workshops Eating Healthy for Cancer Prevention 
Thursday November 5th, 4:00pm (Chinese 5:00pm).

Learn how to portion your plate with cancer-fighting foods and how the different food groups can promote your health. Learn which foods you should avoid for optimal health. PLEASE SEE FLYER FOR INFO IN CHINESE.

Registration Required. Click here to register

 

Stop Cancer Before It Starts - HPV Related Cancers & Prevention 
Wednesday January 27th, 4:00pm.
Learn about prevention, vaccination and screening for cervical cancer. 

Registration Required. Click here to register

 

 

Past Events

Controlling Your Cancer Risk - Virtual Events
This workshop identifies the difference between hereditary and sporadic risk factors for cancer. The discussion is centered around best practices for reducing or managing personal cancer risk, and understanding why you might have heightened risk. Information will also be provided on genetic risk assessment and genetic testing resources. View flyer
Tuesday, September 22nd at 12:00pm

RWJBarnabas Health Somerset: Nutrition Dialog on Cancer Prevention,
Thursday September 24 at 6:00pm.
 
Come and join our lively discussion featuring two nutritionists, Evelyn Fuertes, NDTR and Michelle Jansen MS, MAT, as they speak on how good nutrition and physical activity can help reduce your risk of cancer. 

North Brunswick Public LibraryHPV-Related Cancers
Tuesday September 29th at 7:00pm.
Learn how to protect you and your family against HPV-related cancers. 

NJ CCCC: Cancer 101 
Thursday October 1st, 6:30pm.
 

Cancer Support Community of Central NJ: Gynecologic Cancer Prevention and Awareness Series Gynecologic Cancer Prevention: What You Need to Know 
Tuesday, October 6th, 1:00pm-2:00pm
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Cancer Support Community of Central NJ: Gynecologic Cancer Prevention and Awareness Series Healthy Eating Habits: Nutrition for Women’s Health
Tuesday, October 13th, 1:00pm-2:00pm
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North Brunswick Public Library:  Guts and Glory, 
Tuesday, October 13th, 7:00pm

North Jersey Health Collaborative: Controlling Your Cancer Risk,
Tuesday, October 13th