Vision: Conquer Cancer Together
Mission: Connecting people and resources to strengthen cancer prevention, detection and quality of life in Nebraska.
Cancer in Nebraska 2022: A Year in Review
Wednesday, December 14, 12p-1p CST
About the Webinar:
In 2020, cancer surpassed heart disease as the leading cause of death in Nebraska, according to data from the CDC. In addition, Nebraskans are at higher risk of developing cancer than the overall U.S. population. In 2022, more than 11,000 new cancer cases and more than 3,500 cancer deaths are expected among Nebraskans.
The most common types of cancers in Nebraska are female breast, prostate, lung, colorectal and melanoma of the skin. The most common cancer-related causes of death are lung, female breast, prostate, colorectal and pancreas.
There is also a growing population of cancer survivors in Nebraska, with an estimate of over 100, 000 as of January 1, 2022.
Please join us as we take a deeper dive on the most recent cancer data for Nebraska, share exciting highlights from the past year and provide a preview of what we have planned for 2023.
About the Speakers
Laura Schabloske, managing partner of Clairrant Partners, began her career in the for-profit sector and has transformed her private sector skills working in healthcare to help both for-profit and nonprofit organizations. She is an expert at helping to identify and work through the challenges facing businesses in developing strategy and sustainability plans, creating systems as well honing development and operational efficiencies and processes. Her for-profit background in healthcare administration transitioned into her consulting practice supporting many medical, public-health practices and associations. She has been a trusted advisor to over 85 companies including 60 non-profits. She has served as a board member with numerous organizations over the past 30+ years. Currently, Laura is serving as the interim executive director of the Nebraska Cancer Coalition (NC2).
Tamara Robinson is the Program Director for the Nebraska Cancer Coalition. In this role she is responsible for building upon the organization’s programs to guide future direction and growth, by maintaining and enhancing relationships with programming, medical professionals, oncology centers, healthcare systems, governmental agencies, coalition members and grant partners, throughout Nebraska. Prior to starting this position Ms. Robinson worked for 5 years as the American Cancer Society Health Systems Manager for State Based Systems for Nebraska.She began her career in oncology working for 11 years in the clinical setting of cancer care at a local Nebraska hospital cancer center.
We will also be announcing our 2023 Board of Directors.
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