This year's conference theme is Using Cancer Education to Address Social Determinants of Health, but what are "social determinants of health"? The World Health Organization (WHO) uses this definition: "The social determinants of health are the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age. These circumstances are shaped by the distribution of money, power and resources at global, national and local levels. The social determinants of health are mostly responsible for health inequities - the unfair and avoidable differences in health status seen within and between countries." Read more on the WHO website...
     

ICEC Attendees are...

  • Oncologists
  • Physicians
  • Surgeons
  • Nurses
  • Allied Health Professionals
  • Social Workers
  • Patient Navigators
  • Health Educators
  • Librarians
  • Public Health Professionals
  • Residents, Fellows, and Students
  • Survivors