Delaware Cancer Consortium 2008 Annual Retreat

The Delaware Cancer Consortium held an all-member retreat on February 7, 2008, to gain new insight and information, celebrate accomplishments and plan for the challenges ahead.

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Opening Remarks

William W. Bowser, Esq., chairperson, Delaware Cancer Consortium, welcomes attendees and sets the stage for a day of learning and planning.

Remarks from Gov. Minner

The Honorable Governor Ruth Ann Minner discusses the inception of the Delaware Cancer Consortium and her hopes for a continued effort to reduce cancer rates in Delaware.

Keynote Address Pt. 1

Keynote speaker Tom Kean, executive director of C-Change, shared the organization’s future plans and the role of the DCC with regard to the national effort.

Keynote Address Pt. 2

Keynote speaker Tom Kean, executive director of C-Change, shared the organization’s future plans and the role of the DCC with regard to the national effort.

Keynote Address Pt. 3

Keynote speaker Tom Kean, executive director of C-Change, shared the organization’s future plans and the role of the DCC with regard to the national effort.

Keynote Address Pt. 4

Keynote speaker Tom Kean, executive director of C-Change, shared the organization’s future plans and the role of the DCC with regard to the national effort.

Dr. Grubbs Pt. 1

Early Detection & Prevention Committee Update

Dr. Grubbs Pt. 2

Early Detection & Prevention Committee Update

Rep. Hall-Long

Communication & Public Education Committee Update

Dr. Patricia Hoge Pt. 1

Tobacco & Other Risk Factors Committee Update

Dr. Patricia Hoge Pt. 2

Tobacco & Other Risk Factors Committee Update

Meg Maley Pt. 1

Environment Committee Update

Meg Maley Pt. 2

Environment Committee Update

Lt. Governor Carney Pt. 1

Health Equity & Inclusion Committee Update

Lt. Governor Carney Pt. 2

Health Equity & Inclusion Committee Update

Testimonial 1

Cheryl Cooper, a cervical cancer survivor, tells the audience how Screening for Life made it possible for her to detect and treat her cancer.

Testimonial 2

Rodney Baker shares his experience of working with a cancer nurse navigator to get a colonoscopy.

Testimonial 3

Lisa Humphrey tells the audience how Quitline helped her quite smoking cigarettes after more than 20 years of nicotine addiction.

Testimonial 4

Jorge Sanchez, a first-time homeowner, talks about receiving a free test kit to test for radon and free radon remediation to keep his family safe.

Testimonial 5

Emma Fulton tells the audience how the Delaware Cancer Treatment program saved her life.

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