Membership in the New Mexico Cancer Council is open to anyone who is interested in reducing the negative toll cancer takes on the populations of New Mexico including public health, education, research, treatment, academic and business sectors. There is no fee to join the Council.
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.
Estimating cancer risk attributable to the Trinity Site nuclear blast of 1945, Chuck Wiggins, PhD, New Mexico Tumor Registry
The Southwest Harvest for Health Study, Cindy Blair, MPH, PhD, UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center Department of Internal Medicine
Transgender 101, Adrien Lawyer, Co-Founder and Co-Director of TGRCNM, provided a one-hour training to provide basic terms, definitions and concepts. It also covered how to begin to be a good ally to transgender and gender non-conforming people. For questions, contact Adrien at firstname.lastname@example.org, 505-440-3402.
New Mexico Cancer Data Presentation,
Chuck Wiggins, PhD, and Angela Meisner, MPH, New Mexico Tumor Registry
Studying the implementation of evidence-based interventions for cancer prevention, Prajakta Adsul, MBBS, MPH, PhD, University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center
2012-2017 New Mexico Cancer Plan Data Brief, New Mexico Cancer Council
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: