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Education and Training Resources for Professionals

Educate yourself and your staff on cancer-related topics with up-to-date information.

Fact Sheets

These single page, front-and-back PDF flyers offer the latest figures and trends for common cancers. 
Appropriate for students and healthcare professionals who want to learn more about these cancers. 
(We also have handouts for patient education or the general public.)


Let’s Talk: Nutrition, Physical Activity and Cancer Survivorship

An interactive training simulation from the American Cancer Society for primary health care providers. 

This simulation provides a safe and responsive learning environment for providers to practice effective communication techniques for discussing nutrition, physical activity, and obesity risk with cancer survivors. This training will allow providers to be more confident in engaging in these conversations, and in recommending strategies and techniques for maintaining a healthy weight and being active.

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is an evidence-based clinical method for identifying and building motivation to make healthy choices and engage in healthy behaviors. MI skills help clinicians to: build healthy relationships, explore patients’ needs, values and preferences, respond with empathy, personalize and share information, collaborate on decisions, and empower patients to achieve their goals.

The simulation allows learners to enter a virtual environment and engage in role-play conversations with emotionally-responsive virtual humans. Through practice and receiving personalized feedback, users learn and assess their competency to lead similar conversations in real life.