This workgroup aims to identify and address the cancer burden of rural and frontier communities in New Mexico through outreach and partnerships among providers and other healthcare stakeholders.
The Quality of Life Workgroup aims to improve quality of life throughout the cancer trajectory by addressing the financial, emotional and physical stress associated with a cancer diagnosis.
This workgroup is focused on improving access to cancer-related services through expansion of community-based patient navigation services. For more information on New Mexico Cancer Patient Navigation Network (NMCPNN), contact co-chairs Elba L. Saavedra Ferrer and Sandra E. Arellano at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This workgroup will identify the needs of Native American populations to provide guidance to the NM Cancer Council regarding NM Native American cancer issues and how the Cancer Plan’s goal areas may better relate to these issues. For more information, contact Janet Quintana-Cook, email@example.com
This workgroup’s focus is to promote the prevention and control of colorectal cancer in New Mexico, working to reach the 80% in Every Community and New Mexico Cancer Plan goal of 80% of eligible adults screened for colorectal cancer. For more information, contact Prajatka Adsul at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A coalition of cancer support agencies, hospital treatment centers and governmental agencies uniting to inform the community of resources, to educate, to advocate and to meet the needs of cancer patients and their families. For more information, contact Chrisann Gray at email@example.com.