Rural Cancer Control: Challenges & Opportunities Research Meeting
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We invite you to attend the meeting on Rural Cancer Control: Challenges and Opportunities by registering here.  

The meeting will begin at 12pm on Thursday, May 4 and end at 4pm on Friday, May 5.  All sessions will take place at the FedEx Institute of Technology in Memphis, TN.

The purpose of this meeting is to bring together a community of researches across the cancer control continuum to address cancer prevention and control in rural areas in order to 1) highlight recent evidence in the field to identify opportunities for future rural cancer control research that can be translated into effective interventions leading to prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer, and 2) advance research and address challenges in rural cancer control, particularly focused on dissemination and implementation of interventions that address disparities in rural populations.  This meeting is intended to address aspects of rural health disparities acrosst he entire cancer control continuum including etiology, prevention, detection, diagnosis, treatment and survivorship.


A room block has been placed at the DoubleTree by Hilton Memphis East for those attending this meeting. Click on the link below to book your room. Federal employees please contact Lisa Klesges at


Transportation to and from the meeting will be provided for those that stay at the DoubleTree by Hilton Memphis East.  If you decide to stay at a different hotel, you will be responsible for your own transportation.

If you rent a car, parking will be available at the parking garage across from the FedEx Institute of Technology, on Innovation Drive.  The rate is $3/hour or $15/day.  


For more information, please visit the Rural Cancer Control Meeting site by clicking the link below. 

Rural Cancer Control Meeting site











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