Photo Gallery

2019 Colorectal Cancer Champion of the Year Award

The Colorectal Cancer Champion of the Year Award recognizes an individual who has dedicated their time and talent to improving colorectal cancer screening. Vicki Bauer is pictured below accepting the 2019 Colorectal Cancer Champion of the Year from Lexi Pugsley, SD Department of Health Comprehensive Cancer Control Program Coordinator.


2019 Innovator of the Year Award

The Innovator of the Year Award recognizes an organization that has tested a new idea for colorectal cancer screening improvement and has reason to believe that their innovation will lead to greater success. The recipient of the 2019 Innovator of the Year Award is Sanford Health Watertown Clinic, pictured below receiving their award from Brooke Lusk, Health and Human Services Division Director at Black Hills Special Services Cooperative.


2019 Organization of the Year Award

The Organization of the Year Award recognizes an organization that has prioritized colorectal cancer screening and advanced colorectal cancer screening initiatives. Avera Cancer Institute Navigation Center has been recognized as the 2019 Organization of the Year.


2018 SD Cancer Coalition Champion Award

The SD Cancer Coalition Champion of the Year Award recognizes a coalition member that goes above and beyond the call of duty to advance projects consistent with priorities of the SD Cancer Plan. The 2018 SD Cancer Coalition Champion Award was given to Andi Litton, Chief Operating Officer at Rapid City Medical Center Gastroenterology.


The 2018 SD Cancer Coalition Fall Meeting took place Wednesday, September 26, at the Highland Conference Center in Mitchell, SD. See below for photos taken throughout the day.

Maija Rannikko and Allison Hutchinson, Genetic Counselors at Sanford Health, educating attendees on cancer genetic counseling.

David Benson with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network providing a legislative update.

Dr. Daniel Petereit providing an update on the Walking Forward Program.