Educational presentations to small groups can get conversations started about healthy behaviors, screening, and survivorship services that can translate into action.
Susan G. Komen® Great Plains can provide presentations and information about breast health and breast cancer screening. Contact Elizabeth Charbonneau, Grants and Community Outreach Coordinator, at 402.502.2979 to learn more.
The Lincoln Breast Cancer Alliance offers presentations about breast, cervical and colorectal cancer prevention and screening. Materials used in the program are available for free download by visiting the educational materials page on GetScreened.net. The presentations have been given at area YMCAs and can be scheduled for church groups, businesses, social groups and more. If you are interested in booking a presentation, contact Lori Vidlak by clicking here or call her at 402.525.6973.
The American Cancer Society offers free download of ready-to-use presentation slides and speakers notes about prevalence, risk factors, prevention and early detection of breast, cervical, colorectal, prostate, lung and skin cancer, as well as about the relationship of nutrition and physical activity to cancer. The presentations are designed to last about 30-45 minutes long. Click here to access these tools.
Bright Pink is a national non-profit organization focusing on the risk reduction and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in young women while providing support for high-risk individuals. Their “Brighten Up” educational sessions are 25 minute presentations about breast and ovarian health. Presentations focus on introducing Bright Pink, learning about breast and ovarian health basics (recognizing symptoms to act on, practicing early detection, reducing risk), then taking the steps to act.