Telehealth and Cancer: Studying its Role in Cancer Control and Care Delivery Webinar Series

A Webinar Series

The 2022 DCCPS webinar series, Telehealth and Cancer: Studying its Role in Cancer Control and Care Delivery, seeks to identify emergent research gaps and opportunities for the use of telehealth in cancer prevention and control.

Friday, February 25, 2022
Monday, March 21, 2022
Tuesday, April 26, 2022
Thursday, May 19, 2022
Friday, September 23, 2022

Webinar 1

Friday, February 25, 2022 12-1 PM ET
Introduction to Telehealth and Cancer Webinar SeriesExternal Web Site Policy
Speakers: Paul Jacobsen, Sandy Mitchell, Roxanne Jensen

Technological advances, coupled with changes in healthcare needs due to the COVID-19 pandemic, have led to a substantial increase in the use of telehealth in the delivery of cancer-related care. While its use has been critical, a strong evidence base is needed to determine best practices and under what situations telehealth approaches can most effectively be used and equitably accessed in oncology care.

In this webinar, staff in the Healthcare Delivery Research Program

  • provides an overview of the webinar series and summarize NCI’s efforts to advance research on telehealth and delivery of cancer care,
  • reviews the results of an analysis of NCI’s current portfolio of research focused on telehealth and cancer care, and
  • presents the results of a scoping review of published randomized trials testing the feasibility, acceptability and efficacy of telehealth delivery of cancer-related care.

Webinar 2

Monday, March 21, 2022 12-1 PM ET
Patient-Provider Communication and Cancer-Related TelehealthExternal Web Site Policy

Despite the benefits of telehealth facilitating remote delivery of cancer care, the technology, communication format, and information exchanged may present challenges to effective patient-provider communication and decrease satisfaction with telehealth. This webinar focuses on research that facilitates and evaluates patient-centered communication in cancer-related telehealth utilization.

Webinar 3

Tuesday, April 26, 2022 12-1 PM ET
Telehealth Models of Cancer Care DeliveryExternal Web Site Policy

This webinar discusses current and emerging trends in cancer-focused telehealth models of care delivery across different cancer populations and care settings.

Webinar 4

Thursday, May 19, 2022 12-1 PM ET
Telehealth Research to Address Cancer DisparitiesExternal Web Site Policy

In this webinar, experts described the role of telehealth in understanding and mitigating health disparities in cancer prevention and cancer care.

Webinar 5

Friday, September 23, 2022 12-1 PM ET
Overview of NCI’s Telehealth Research Centers of Excellence (TRACE)External Web Site Policy

Last Updated: 30 Nov, 2023