Every year, we open our doors to share our mission and educate our community about cancer prevention and research.
Health Education Posts
The second cancer conference for the Hispanic/Latino Community of Utah, Salud Para Mí, Es Salud Para Mi Familia 2018, took place Saturday, June 16, at Salt Lake Community College. The conference offers a space for the Hispanic/Latino community of Utah to receive screenings with local health care providers, get reliable health information, and learn about cancer screening and prevention.
Finding trustworthy resources can be tricky. Here are some tips to help when you are looking for accurate information and reliable resources online.
The information we use to make health decisions can be conflicting, overwhelming, and hard to understand. Our ability to make decisions based on this information is called "health literacy."
My first job out of college was with the Cancer Information Service of Utah and Idaho as a Cancer Information Specialist. We operated out of the Utah Regional Cancer Center in the University of Utah School of Medicine—an office of six people. We were part of the National Cancer Institute’s Cancer Information Service network. My intention was to work long enough to get my husband through graduate school and then I was going to go to law school. I ended up loving my job because I could help people and make a difference in their lives. I have also loved all my co-workers and colleagues over the years.