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To promote sun safety throughout the summer, use the May resource:

May is Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month May is Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month


Previous Tools of the Month: 2015 - 2017


Upcoming MCC Meetings Upcoming MCC Meetings

  • Board Meetings (Okemos)
    (12 p.m. - 3 p.m.)

    Wed, June 28th
    Wed, Sept 27th

  • Annual Meeting (Lansing)
    Wed, Nov 8th
For more information: 877-588-6224

Members In Action Members in Action

Dr. Lauren Hamel, Karmanos Cancer Institute and Wayne State University, received a R21 research grant from the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities. This study is the first to use video-recorded oncology treatment discussions to systematically examine and compare the subtle and unconscious but meaningful nature of synchronous behavior in racially concordant (the patient and physician are the same race) and racially discordant (the patient and physician are different races) and how the extent of that synchrony contributes to racial disparities in cancer treatment. It will provide a nuanced understanding of why racial disparities in cancer treatment persist and the foundational data to develop interventions to reduce those disparities. This is especially critical for a city like Detroit, in which 82% of the population is Black.
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Connie Szczepanek, Cancer Research Consortium of West Michigan, had an article featured in the Journal of Oncology Practice: Feasibility of a Centralized Clinical Trials Coverage Analysis: A Joint Initiative of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the National Cancer Institute.
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What's New What's New


June 2017 MCC Update
- check it out for cancer news and resources.
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Tobacco Cessation for Cancer Survivors
A Resource Guide for Local Health Depts
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The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) published a position statement on reducing cancer health disparities to address the needs of patients, caregivers, and the oncology workforce who identify as part of the sexual and gender minority (SGM) population.
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Provider Breast Cancer Risk Reduction Resources

 

 

   Archived items available. Please email your request to info@michigancancer.org.