These videos and more can be found on PECaD’s Youtube channel. Please share with your community!

Virtual Town Halls


On Thursday, May 14th, PECaD held a Virtual Town Hall to address COVID-19 and Cancer Disparities. The event addressed many important questions , like: “What cancer-related services are currently being offered at area hospitals?” “What is the difference between a coronavirus test and an antibody test, and why are these so important right now?” and “How is COVID-19 affecting our mental health?”

Featured panelists: Dr. Arnold Bullock, WUSM professor of urology; PECaD program director Dr. Graham Colditz; Dr. Ryan Fields, WUSM Chief of Surgical Oncology; Angela Fleming Brown, CEO of the St. Louis Regional Health Commission and PrepareSTL; and Dr. Gladys Smith, clinical psychologist.

Colorectal Cancer Community Partnership Quarterly Educational Series


On Monday, June 22nd, Dr. Paul Wise explained colorectal cancer, the importance of screening, and the options available during COVID-19. This event was hosted by the Colorectal Cancer Community Partnership (CCCP), and is part of a quarterly speaker series. Stay tuned for future events!

PECaD Community Partners

PECaD’s community partners would like you to know that their cancer support services are still available during the pandemic. To help our community navigate this unprecedented time, our community partners are taking part in our new video series to talk about the services they provide and the safety measures in place right now. The first two are available on our Facebook Group page and Youtube right now–please share!

(note that these videos were up to date as of the time they were posted–please reach out to these organizations to find out about any changes in services or procedures)

Cancer Support Community of Greater St. Louis (posted 5/19/2020): 

Visit the Cancer Support Community website for more information.

Food Outreach (posted 6/18/2020):

Visit the Food Outreach website for more information.

8 Ways to Stay Healthy and Prevent Cancer

Preventing skin cancer 

The Division of Public Health Sciences worked with the Department of Dermatology at Washington University School of Medicine, Siteman Cancer Center, the American Cancer Society, Missouri Dermatological Society, Blackout Melanoma, Miles Against Melanoma, Warriors Against Melanoma, and Our Mark on Melanoma to create public services announcements aimed at educating the public on the dangers of indoor tanning.

8 Ways videos featuring Division of Public Health Sciences faculty and staff

The Dangers of Secondhand Smoke featuring Joaquin Barnoya

The Benefits of Smoking Cessation and Prevention featuring Dr. Laura Bierut

How to Prevent Skin Cancer

Recommendations for PSA Screenings

Staying Healthy as a Family