Tool of the Month Tool of the Month

Ready-to-Use Tools to help you and your organization promote cancer awareness:

March
National Colorectal Cancer
Awareness Month

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Tools of the Month - 2015 - 2016


Members In Action Members in Action

Catherine's Health Center has received two grants that will serve to improve access, screening, and treatment for underserved women and men in the greater Grand Rapids area. Read more.

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Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center join all other NCI-designated cancer centers urging HPV vaccination for the prevention of cancer. NCI HPV Consensus Statement - 01/27/2016

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Samuel Silver, MD, Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Chair, National Comprehensive Cancer Network Board of Directors, featured in NCCN press release in support of “Moonshot to Cure Cancer:”

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MCC Priorities
What's New What's New
Check out the February 2016 MCC Update newsletter for cancer news and resources.

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CDC’s New Policy Brief Lung Cancer Screening Programs – Policies and Practices for Cancer Prevention

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USPSTF Releases Final Mammography Screening Guidelines

The United States Preventive Services Task Force published its final mammography screening guidelines on Monday, January 11. The Task Force confirms mammography is an important tool for women ages 40 to 74 and recommends the following:

• Women ages 50 to 74 need to be screened regularly.
• Women in their 40s need to make an individual decision about screening in partnership with their doctors.

Lisa Newman, MD, director of the breast cancer program and research center at Henry Ford Health System, and chair of the MCC’s Breast Cancer Advisory Committee, says “the committee currently recommends annual mammography beginning at age 40.”

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