The Journeyman Hotel, 310 East Chicago Street, Milwaukee, WI
CONTACT: Jennifer Amundson
MILWAUKEE, Wisc. (Oct. 23, 2017)— The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network is hosting the Milwaukee Cancer Research Breakfast, Access Determines Outcomes.
Reducing the cancer burden depends on access to meaningful health coverage for all Americans, including coverage for cancer screening and the latest treatment. This event will delve into the research and evidence-based connection between access to care and cancer outcomes in Milwaukee while exploring the current state of access to health care in this county, especially for minority communities. There is no charge to attend the event.
WHERE: The Journeyman Hotel
310 East Chicago Street
WHEN: Thurs., Oct. 26
7-7:30 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
7:30-9 a.m. Program
WHO: Kirsten M. Beyer, PhD, MPH, MS
Assistant Professor – Medical College of Wisconsin
Division of Epidemiology
Institute for Health and Society
Shirley A. Ellis
Senior Advisor/District Director
Honorable Gwen S. Moore
Allison Kos, DO
Chief Medical Officer
Progressive Community Health Centers
Janeen Azare, PhD, MSPH
Director, Oncology Field Medical
US Medical Engagement
Journalists are invited to cover the event. Cancer patients, survivors, caregivers and the members of the public are encouraged to attend, hear from experts in the room and share their experiences with each other. Registration information can be found at ASCCAN.org/Wisconsin.
ACS CAN, the nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society, supports evidence-based policy and legislative solutions designed to eliminate cancer as a major health problem. ACS CAN works to encourage elected officials and candidates to make cancer a top national priority. ACS CAN gives ordinary people extraordinary power to fight cancer with the training and tools they need to make their voices heard. For more information, visit www.acscan.org.