Register Now for HMORN 2014

The 2014 HMORN conference, hosted by the Institute for Health Research at Kaiser Permanente Colorado, will be held April 1-3 in Phoenix, AZ. Click here to register.

The Annual CECCR Grantee Meeting Was Held August 19-21

Click here to read about this year's meeting in Michigan and to read about previous meetings.

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CRN-CCRC Work Retreat 2013

Researchers within the CRN-CCRC met February 24-28 for the 5th annual meeting in La Jolla, CA. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss, draft, and eventually create products based on five years of research within the Center. There was some time for fun as well. Read more about the meeting

Pink Ribbon Survivors Network

The Pink Ribbon Survivors Network brings together cancer professionals (physicians, nurses, social workers and others), primary care physicians, breast cancer survivors, and community scholars to address the needs of breast cancer survivors and educate the professionals that care for them.

New App: Stories from Breast Cancer Survivors

Researchers from Washington University in St. Louis have launched Living Proof, a new iPad and iPhone app full of stories from African American breast cancer survivors. It's based on a decade of research, free, and easy to use. Learn more about this app.

Cancer Research Network Publishes Article in Journal of Cancer Survivorship

The article titled, Cancer Research Network: Using Integrated Healthcare Delivery Systems as Platforms for Cancer Survivorship Research, can be read here.

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Archived News

  • 30th September 2013

    Understanding Jargon


    Unfortunately, we're not all doctors. As a result, it's unlikely that most people will understand medical jargon when visiting the doctor. It's also unlikely that a person will ask a doctor questions about terminology, especially when the diagnosis is not good.

    A rec... read more

  • 4th September 2013

    Have you heard of MIYO?

    Make It Your Own, or MIYO for short, is a web-based system that allows community partners to  provide tailored health information to their target audience. The tool has been used by state and local public health and cancer control organizations for a variety of health issues, but is currently being used to enhance colorectal screenings by the Colorectal Cancer Control Program funded by the CDC.

    In March 2013, the NCI's Research to Reality held a webinar on MIYO, presen... read more

  • 6th August 2013

    The End of the CECCR: A Personal Reflection from a Senior Research Assistant


    High hopes, Welcome to the HMO, and What is D&I Exactly?
    When I first moved to Denver almost three years ago, I had a lot of hopes for my career. I didn't have a job yet, but I was determined to find something in the research field. Every day was filled with job applications and finger crossing that I would hear something, anything, from anyone. However, I had my sights se... read more


Mentored Training in Dissemination & Implementation Research in Cancer: Opportunity for a CRN-sponsored Trainee

Applications are due February 7, 2014 (changed from February 1). Click here for more details.

Dissemination and Implementation Science Training Workshop at HMORN Annual Meeting

This workshop will be held during the 2014 HMORN conference in Phoenix, AZ on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, from 2:30-6:00 PM. Pre-registration is required. Read the flyer for more information.

From the University of Colorado Cancer Center Blog: Review of Online Tools to Predict Cancer Prognosis

Click here to read the blog based on a recent review from researchers from Kaiser Permanente Colorado and the University of Colorado Cancer Center.

Communication Skills Training for Healthcare Professionals Working With People Who Have Cancer

Read this review from The Cochrane Collaboration.

New Resource: eLearning Modules on Implementation of EBPs

The Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health has launched e-learning modules to support capacity building on how to implement evidence-based practices in behavioural healthcare.

PatientsLikeMe Calls for Researcher Participation in New Open Research ExchangeTM Platform

PatientsLikeMe names scientific advisory board for world's first open-participation research platform for patient-centered health outcome measures. Read more

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