New Mexico Cancer Council Trainings

Most general Cancer Council meetings include an educational component that provides members with relevant and timely information on a variety of topics. Below are materials and presentations from recent Council meetings.


Use as follows:

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Related Oropharyngeal Cancers, Nicole Williams, MSN, CNP, AGPCNM-BC; J.D. Rayl, MSN, CCRN, ACNP

Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Means Cancer Control, Lance Chilton, MD, University of New Mexico

New Mexico Tobacco Cessation Services and Resources, Phillip Cordova and Esther Hoang, NM Department of Health, Tobacco Use Prevention and Control (TUPAC)

A Brief Update on Cancer in New Mexico, Angela Meisner, MPH, and Chuck Wiggins, PhD, New Mexico Tumor Registry

Comprehensive Cancer Control Program Overview, Trey Bonner, MPH, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Nine Habits of Successful Comprehensive Cancer Control Coalitions, Patricia Torn and Victoria Culkin

Cancer and Excessive Alcohol Use, Laura Tomedi, PhD, MPH,
Alcohol Epidemiologist, NM Department of Health

Introduction to Radon, Michael A. Taylor,
NM Environment Department, Radon Control Bureau


Learn more about the results of the 2010 BRFSS Cancer Survivorship Module. This presentation was given at the March 2012 Cancer Council meeting. The presentation included the following documents:

New Mexico Epidemiology Report:  Cancer Survivorship among Adults in New Mexico, 2009-2010

BRFSS Cancer Survivorship Module

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS): Overview of the Cancer Survivorship Module (PPT Presentation)

Clarification of Age-Adjusted Rates