Western Colorectal Cancer Consortium Coalition Conference

Please join us for the second “annual” Western CRC Consortium Conference (WC4) to be held on March 6-7, 2023 in Portland, Oregon at the Knight Cancer Institute on the OHSU campus. Details of the conference, including the evolving agenda, speakers, and sponsorship opportunities can be found at westerncrcconsortium.org.

The Second Annual conference will include experts speaking on the following topics:

  • Approaches to sustain and build upon colorectal cancer screening programs so that a greater segment of the population is reached
  • Highlighted programs from around the nation and the west with successful colorectal cancer prevention and treatment programs
  • Review of how data should be collected and reported for the colorectal cancer care continuum
  • Explore systems that screen and treat the uninsured and medically underserved
  • Explore solutions to the emerging problem of increasing colorectal cancer incidence in younger adults
  • Examine the roles of health insurers and large comprehensive medical systems in increasing CRC screening rates
  • Programs that engage primary care physicians and gastroenterologists
  • Discuss and give examples of the role of public health professionals in increasing CRC screening
  • Discuss the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on screening and care delivery for colorectal cancer
  • Understand national advocacy efforts to improve colorectal cancer

2023 WC4 Conference

2021 WC4 Conference