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The American Cancer Society (ACS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) convened a Forum: Increasing Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates through Enhanced Partnerships between Comprehensive Cancer Control Coalitions and Federally Qualified Health Centers. The Forum was attended by 140+ participants on September 16-17, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. The goal of the  Forum was to help states achieve colorectal cancer screening rates of 80% by 2018. Participants heard from selected speakers who shared evidence-based strategies and tools to support eleven, six-member state teams.  The teams were comprised of a Comprehensive Cancer Control Program Director, State Primary Care Association representative, ACS health systems manager, Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) representative, and two others such as a health department... Read more

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