Past C5 Summits

Since 2003, C5 and the DOHMH’s Cancer Program has hosted an annual summit (except in 2011 & 2012) to bring together stakeholders from various sectors to discuss current issues in colon cancer screening and control. Please see below for more information on past summits.

 

2013 C5 Summit: “Practicing Prevention in a Changing Healthcare Environment: The Affordable Care Act— Its Implications”

Some key themes and topics include:

  • The Affordable Care Act—Implications for Preventative Screenings
  • Colonoscopy Screening Programs for the Uninsured
  • Programs Targeting Disparities
  • NYC Colorectal Cancer Screening Data
  • NYC Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines: Recommended Revisions
  • NY Times Article on Health Expenditure and Colonoscopy Costs
  • Colonoscopy Quality

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2010 C5 Summit: “Addressing Disparities in Colorectal Cancer Screening, Treatment and Outcome”

Some key themes and topics include:

  • How Effective is Screening Colonoscopy?
  • Report on Programs to Address Screening Disparities
  • Beyond Screening: Treatment and Outcome Disparity

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2009 C5 Summit: “Increasing High Quality Colorectal Cancer Screening in NYC”

Some key themes and topics include:

  • NYC Screening Guidelines Revisited
  • Ensuring Quality Colonoscopy Practice in NYC
  • The Critical Role of Screening Colonoscopy Referral
  • New Initiatives to Support Navigator Activity
  • Working with NYC’s Unique Populations

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2008 C5 Summit: “Eliminating Barriers to Colonoscopy Screening in NYC”

Some key themes and topics include:

  • Revised Screening and Surveillance Guidelines for the Early Detection of Colorectal Cancer and Adenomatous Polyps
  • Eliminating Barriers in Office Practice
  • Navigator Programs in Hospitals and Other Settings

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2007 C5 Summit: “Accepting the Challenge: Doubling Colonoscopies in NYC Through Partnerships”

Some key themes and topics include:

  • Preventing Colon Cancer in NYC: Achievements and Challenges
  • Preventing Colon Cancer in New York State
  • Improving Rates of Screening Colonoscopy: The Mount Sinai Experience
  • Accepting the Challenge: Doubling Colonoscopies in NYC Through Partnerships

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