Essex County Cancer Coalition
After eight years serving as separate coalitions, the Essex and Passaic County Cancer Coalitions have united to form the new regional two-county Essex-Passaic Wellness Coalition, effective July 1, 2012, with an enhanced mission and combined meetings.
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Note that the above is a summary of the most recent Essex County Cancer Capacity & Needs Assessment, which was completed at the end of 2004, culminating a multi-year effort, under the statewide scientific leadership of ECCC Director & Founder Dr. Stanley H. Weiss, that resulted in such assessments in each of New Jersey’s 21 counties. Funding to bring these assessments up to date has not been available.
Prior reports by the Essex County Cancer Coalition (ECCC) leadership team, under the direction of ECCC founder and director Dr. Stanley H. Weiss in his role as former chair of the Evaluation Committee of the statewide Task Force on Cancer Prevention, Early Detection and Treatment in New Jersey:
Fuller information about the leadership roles played by Dr. Weiss and other members of the ECCC leadership team in the development of comprehensive cancer control in New Jersey is available on our background page.