CGH Celebrates World Cancer Day 2017

A look at CGH's activities in commemoration of World Cancer Day 2017


  • Hedieh Mehrtash and Lisa Stevens attend the UICC City Cancer Challenge (C/CAN 2025) Formal Launch February 2-3, 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland. Hedieh Mehrtash presents at C/CAN 2025 Workshop to discuss new report: Guiding principles for Quality Cancer Treatment Services in Cities: a set of evidence-based guiding principles on four core areas of practice within a multi-disciplinary cancer are facility recognizing the spectrum of clinical services required to provide a quality cancer diagnosis and curable and palliative treatments.
  • John Flanigan and Shannon Silkensen host the Regional Cores for Research Excellence (RCRE) Investigators' Launch Meeting January 31 - February 2, 2017 to disseminate the scientific goals, pilot project, and future directions of each RCRE.

  • Read CGH’s Spotlight Blog: Together, WE CAN Make a Difference.
  • NCI launches the new Resources for International Partners webpage, featuring a variety of resources to promote international cancer research and collaboration.

  • CGH Director, Dr. Ted Trimble, is featured on ASCO Connections Blog.  Read Shaping Policy Change.

  • UICC Talking Hands campaign – CGH staff shows it support for World Cancer Day #WeCanICan. Follow us @NCIGlobalHealth!


Find out how other NCI Divisions, Offices, and Centers are observing World Cancer Day 2017

Visit Center for Cancer Research to read about Five Ways our Research Changes the World and International Trainees.

  • Posted: January 31, 2017