Cancer, Culture & Literacy: 4th Biennial Conference - Innovative Approaches for Advancing Cancer Com (CCL 2004)

Venue: Conference Center at Sheraton Sand Key Beach Resort

Location: Clearwater Beach, Florida, United States

Event Date/Time: May 20, 2004 End Date/Time: May 22, 2004
Registration Date: May 19, 2004
Early Registration Date: Mar 01, 2004
Abstract Submission Date: Feb 01, 2004
Paper Submission Date: Feb 01, 2004
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Course Description
Our fourth conference focuses on developing effective communications for multicultural and multilingual populations across the continuum of the cancer spectrum. The overall goal of this conference is to improve the care across the continuum of cancer control by providing and enhancing research strategies and skills of participants to better introduce culture and literacy components into the development of effective cancer communications and research. Participants will experience: presentations by keynote speakers, general discussions, poster presentations, break-out sessions, breakfast roundtable discussions and pre-conference skill-building workshops.

Who Should Attend?
Healthcare professionals involved in creating effective culturally, linguistically and literacy relevant cancer communications, innovative materials/media, programs and interventions. This includes: health educators, nurses, physicians, researchers, anthropologists, community leaders and outreach workers, patient advocates students/trainees, policy-makers, literacy/health literacy specialists and other health professionals and lay persons involved in cancer care.

Join Us As We Explore:
§ The nexus of cancer, culture and literacy when developing cancer control communications, programs and interventions.
§ Integration of relevant cancer communication strategies into adult education endeavors.
§ Innovative and novel approaches in research in cancer control research.
§ Mixed methodologies in cancer control research.
§ Strategies for facilitating the application of research evidence for culturally, linguistically and literacy relevant cancer communications.
§ Use of emerging technologies in cancer communications among diverse populations to enhance communications.
§ Methods for identifying cancer communication needs of priority populations for integration into effective cancer control community-based research.


Additional Information

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