Rita Landgraf, Secretary
Jill Fredel, Director of Communications
302-255-9047, Cell 302-357-7498
Date: July 13, 2016
|WHO:||Division of Public Health and Delaware Cancer Consortium|
|WHAT:||Delaware Health and Social Services will announce the latest cancer data report findings for the period 2008-2012, following the Delaware Cancer Consortium meeting. The Cancer Incidence and Mortality Report 2008-2012 report confirms Delaware's progress in reducing cancer incidence and mortality, particularly with African Americans, and also shows the importance of a continued commitment to reducing cancer in Delaware.|
|WHEN:||July 19, 2016 at 11:45 a.m.|
|WHERE:||The Duncan Center, The Outlook (5th floor), 500 W. Loockerman St., Dover, DE 19904|
|SPEAKERS:||Rita Landgraf, Secretary, Delaware Health and Social Services (DHSS) Karyl Rattay, MD, Director, Division of Public Health (DPH) Zeinab Baba, DrPH, MS, Epidemiologist II, DPH, DHSS|
Delaware Health and Social Services is committed to improving the quality of the lives of Delaware's citizens by promoting health and well-being, fostering self-sufficiency, and protecting vulnerable populations. DPH, a division of DHSS, urges Delawareans to make healthier choices with the 5-2-1 Almost None campaign: eat 5 or more fruits and vegetables each day, have no more than 2 hours of recreational screen time each day (includes TV, computer, gaming), get 1 or more hours of physical activity each day, and drink almost no sugary beverages.
Delaware Health and Social Services is committed to improving the quality of the lives of Delaware's citizens by promoting health and well-being, fostering self-sufficiency, and protecting vulnerable populations.