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.

Between January 2010 and January 2011, Cancer Services of New Mexico conducted a survey to assess gaps in cancer-related services throughout New Mexico. View a presentation on the results of the New Mexico Cancer Services Survey here. (Presented at March 2011 meeting.)

See a presentation on the Cancer Survivorship Module of the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System and accompanying presentation handout. (Presented at March 2010 meeting.)


View a presentation given at the December 2011 meeting that includes information illustrating the importance and usefulness of policy work and prioritizing a systematic approach to policy work.

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

In addition to the above information, the following article contains information related to the presentations on the NM BRFSS Cancer Survivorship Module data.
Surveillance of Demographic Characteristics and Health Behaviors Among Adult Cancer Survivors — Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, United States, 2009

Program Sustainability Training

After a training on creating impactful and sustainable programs In June 2012, leaders from the Cancer Council developed a New Mexico Cancer Council Strategic Framework for sustainability of cancer control services in New Mexico.  Additional details on the Strategic Framework development process can be found in Powerpoint slides from the June 2012 meeting.