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National Outreach Network

The UVA Cancer Center is a member of the National Cancer Institute's National Outreach Network, a collaborative program developed to disseminate outreach and education efforts to at risk and underrepresented communities. The program helps ensure that communities have the culturally appropriate cancer information they need to make sound decisions that could help prevent cancers, screening and treatment. The UVA Cancer Center has a community health educator (CHE) that serves as a liaison between our Cancer Center and the Southwest Virginia.

CHE Outreach Activities

  • Assess the community’s health needs and resources.
  • Develop an education and outreach plan to address a local cancer health disparity.
  • Increase awareness and foster adoption of NCI research findings on cancer prevention, early detection and treatments adapted for in local communities.
  • Disseminate culturally appropriate, evidence-based information and educational materials on cancer prevention, treatment, and clinical trials.
  • Increase exposure of NCI information through use of digital technology
  • Partner with community, civic and faith-based organizations to extend the outreach and dissemination of cancer information.
  • Bring the community's voice to research.
  • Empower the community and influence behavior change.


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