Childhood Cancer Workgroup

The purpose of the Childhood Cancer Workgroup is to expand resources for patients and families, including palliative care and end of life care, as well as to provide didactic and hands-on training opportunities for healthcare providers related to childhood cancer and post-treatment survivorship needs. For more information or to get involved, contact the workgroup lead, Dr. John vanDoorninck, john.vandoorninck@hcahealthcare.org or the Wyoming Department of Health Liaison, Jessica Rizzuto, jessica.rizzuto1@wyo.gov.

 

Prevention Workgroup

The purpose of the Prevention Workgroup is to decrease tobacco and e-cigarette use, increase HPV vaccination completion among adolescents, and increase healthy eating and physical activity behaviors. For more information or to get involved, contact the workgroup’s Wyoming Department of Health Liaison, Terri Wessenberg, terri.wessenberg@wyo.gov.

 

Screening and Early Detection Workgroup

The purpose of the Screening and Early Detection Workgroup is to increase screening rates for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancers and decrease proportion of lung cancer diagnoses at late stage by increasing screening. For more information or to get involved, contact the workgroup lead and Wyoming Department of Health Liaison, Tanya Riekens, tanya.riekens@wyo.gov or the co-lead, Edith Silvas, edith.silvas@crmcwy.org.

 

Survivorship Workgroup 

The purpose of the Survivorship Workgroup is to improve resources for cancer survivors and to increase training and knowledge for cancer care providers and primary care providers related to cancer treatment and long-term care needs. For more information or to get involved contact the workgroup lead, Haley McKee, hmckee@cnchd.org or the Wyoming Department of Health Liaison, Star Jones, star.jones@wyo.gov.

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