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Pharmacologic Interventions for
Breast Cancer Risk-Reduction

A position paper for health care providers developed by the MCC Breast Cancer Risk Advisory Committee

webinar View the webinar here!


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webinar Improving HPV Vaccination Rates in Michigan:
A Call To Action

A webinar held Wednesday, September 10, 2014 sponsored by the Michigan Cancer Consortium and the Michigan Department of Community Health.


Members In Action Members in Action

Lisa Newman, MD, MPH, University of Michigan Health Systems; Professor of Surgery and Director, Breast Care Center, and current MCC Chair of the Breast Cancer Advisory Committee recently discussed breast cancer on the Today Show  with Joan Lunden and Hoda Kotb – see the segment HERE.  #pinkpower

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Kent County Health Department (KCHD) receives accreditation by the national Public Health Accreditation Board. KCHD is just the second health department in the state to achieve this high honor.  – Read more

Sally Cory, KCHD Women's Health Network coordinator, will join the MCC board of directors in January and was interviewed by The Grand Rapids Press and and also by eightWest to talk about Helping Women Detect Cancer Earlier.


For past articles - please CLICK HERE.

What's New What's New

2014 MCC Annual Mtg

The 2014 MCC Annual Meeting was held
Wednesday, November 5 at
the Henry Center in Lansing, MI.
For more information click HERE.

MCC Annual Meeting Online Evaluation
  2014 MCC Evaluation

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The Patient Advocate Foundation, through its Co-Pay Relief (CPR) program, has announced new funding that will expand service offered to patients with Breast and Cervical Cancer as well as those with Hepatitis C, Multiple Myeloma and Myelodysplastic Syndromes who are in need of financial assistance.

To apply for assistance in one of these funds, or any fund offered by CPR, please visit or call (866) 512-3861 to speak directly with a Medical Intake Specialist.

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Community Grant Opportunities
Susan G. Komen of West Michigan, Susan G. Komen of Southwest Michigan, and Susan G. Komen of Mid Michigan have all published FY2015 Affiliate Community Grant RFAs.
Applications will be available online through the Grants eManagement System beginning October 10 and submissions are due November 14, 2014.
Additionally, there is a NEW grant opportunity through Komen National to support navigation for women with abnormal breast findings. Organizations that cover territory beyond the West Michigan service area are eligible, and are encouraged to apply. For additional information, click HERE.

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