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December 2013 Cancer Control P.L.A.N.E.T. e-newsletter

Cancer Control P.L.A.N.E.T. Plan, Link, Act, Network with Evidence-based Tools – Cancer Control P.L.A.N.E.T. Links to comprehensive cancer control resources for public health professionals

 

December 2013

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COLLABORATION

 

 

R2R is Looking Ahead to a Productive 2014!

 

 

 

 

 

Research to Reality Cyber-seminar: January 21st, 2:00 - 3:00pm ET

 

 

 

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RESEARCH SYNTHESIS

 

 

 

 

 

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ): New Evidence-based Report

 

 

 

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PROGRAMS

 

 

 

 

 

Building Healthy Families

 

 

 

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COLLABORATION:

Research To Reality

R2R is Looking Ahead to a Productive 2014!

  • Research to Reality (R2R), saw great growth in 2013. We are heading into 2014 1,700 members strong and draw from a wide range of cancer control practitioners and researchers, students, and other public health professionals. By cultivating close linkages with the Research Tested Intervention Programs (RTIPs) website and researchers and the Comprehensive Cancer Control National Partnership, we will continue to highlight programs and spark conversations on a myriad of topics of interest to the R2R community. We hope to continue these efforts and encourage lively discussion and would welcome new participants to our vibrant community where members are encouraged to tell others about a new project and/or useful tool; ask questions of fellow community members; or highlight some of your successes (and maybe some lessons learned from “less successful” endeavors). We look forward to hearing from you in the new year.

Research to Reality Cyber-seminar: January 21st, 2:00 – 3:00pm ET

  • Join the Research to Reality’s November cyber-seminar focusing on the use of innovative social media tools in research. Haley Justice-Gardiner, Amy R. Allen, and Kevin Linn will discuss the interventions and tools they developed and implemented to reach target populations, specifically US Latinos, women in Appalachia, and Canadian LGBTQ populations respectively, using social media. Registration now open. Please visit www.researchtoreality.cancer.gov for more information and to view an archive of our previous cyber-seminars.

 


RESEARCH SYNTHESIS:

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ):  New Evidence-based Report:

Communication and Dissemination Strategies To Facilitate the Use of Health-Related Evidence.


PROGRAMS:

Building Healthy Families

The program is designed to promote healthy dietary habits to reduce obesity.  The intervention programmatic materials are available through the program website.  A research study was conducted to test the efficacy of the intervention and at posttest, the intervention group showed a greater reduction in Body Mass Index (BMI) than the comparison group.


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