“Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light. . .
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.”
- Helen Keller

NASPCC logoA strategic alliance is an agreement between two or more parties to pursue a set of agreed upon objectives while remaining independent organizations. Strategic alliances occur when two or more organizations join together to pursue mutual benefits.

During the past year, the NASPCC has formed several important strategic alliances to assist with implementation of the organization’s new education and awareness and public policy advocacy strategic priorities. Following is information about the organizations and programs/projects with which those alliances have been formed.

 

 

 

 

OrganizationStrategic PriorityProjects

Us TOO International

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Public Policy Advocacy NASPCC and Us Too International combined databases, training resources, funding and the efforts of leadership of both organizations to conduct an extremely successful public policy advocacy training for members of Us TOO and affiliates of NASPCC. Additionally, both organizations joined forces in support of important prostate cancer funding issues in congress. For more information about those efforts please...

The California Prostate Cancer Coalition (CPPC)

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Education and Awareness (Informed Decision Making) NASPCC and CPCC combined funding from NASPCC and expertise from CPCC to develop criteria for informed decision making regarding prostate cancer screening, treatment and quality of life. The criteria is displayed on a laminate for distribution to men and their doctors and in a video which can be accessed here...

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)

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Education and Awareness (Prostate Cancer Best Practices) NASPCC joined with and agreed to adopt the NCCN Version 1. 2015 Prostate Cancer Best Practices Guide which can be found here. Access to the guide is governed by this legal language provided by NCCN: “Linked with permission from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, Inc. © 2015 All rights reserved. The NCCN Guidelines for Patients® and illustrations therein may not be reproduced in any form for any purpose without the express written permission of the NCCN. To view the most recent and complete version of the NCCN Guidelines for Patients®, go online to NCCN.org.”

The Patient-Centric Prostate Cancer Collaborative Coalition (PCPC3)

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Public Policy Advocacy and Education and Awareness PCPC3 is a group of independent, not-for-profit, patient-centric organizations whose primary, shared goals include the education and support of men with diagnosed with prostate cancer, their family members and care-givers, and all men at risk for prostate cancer.

One Voice Against Cancer (OVAC)

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Public Policy Advocacy (Cancer Funding) One Voice Against Cancer (OVAC) is a collaboration of national non-profit organizations representing millions of Americans, delivering a unified message to Congress and the White House on the need for increased cancer-related appropriations.