Workgroups

The Pennsylvania Cancer Coalition is organized into workgroups and subcommittees to meet the goals outlined for 2019-2023. Workgroups are designed to primarily address prevention, screening and early detection of cancer, and ensuring quality of life for cancer survivors. Workgroups give organizations and individuals a structure to understand how evidence-based approaches are implemented to fulfill Cancer Plan goals. Workgroups meet every quarter and capture their progress in this Action Report.

HPV Related Cancers Workgroup
Mission: Increase the HPV vaccination rates across Pennsylvania as one of the strategies to reduce cancer.

HPV Workgroup Summary

Meeting Notes: 

For questions or inquiries, contact
Pam Schauer at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
William Calo, PhD at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Lung Health Workgroup
Mission: Reduce the prevalence of lung cancer through prevention and screening.

Lung Health Workgroup Summary
Lung Health Workgroup Update

Meeting Notes: 

For questions or inquiries, contact
Caitlin Cluck at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Denise Bleiler at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 


Cancer Genetics/Genomics Workgroup
Mission: Develop statewide approaches for genetic surveillance, education and policy/system change.

Cancer Genetics/Genomics Workgroup Summary

For questions or inquiries, contact
Andrea Durst at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Alanna Kulchak Rahm at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Colorectal Cancer Workgroup
Mission: Improve colorectal cancer screening rates and navigate patients across the continuum of care.

Colorectal Cancer Workgroup Summary

For question or inquiries, contact
Kate Mastalski at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Linda (Lyn) Robertson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Men’s Health Workgroup
Mission: Engage men in timely screening and early detection of cancers, in particular prostate cancer.

Men's Health Workgroup Summary

For questions or inquiries, contact
Fern Gilkerson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Sharon Sowers at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Survivorship Workgroup
Mission: Increase physical activity among cancer survivors.

Survivorship Workgroup Summary 

Meeting Notes:

For questions or inquiries, contact
Amy Jacobs at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Stefanie Washburns at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.