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National Minority Cancer Awareness Week
is April 11 - 17, 2017


March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month


Previous Tools of the Month: 2015 - 2017


Members In Action Members in Action

Elisabeth Heath, M.D., FACP, of the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and Wayne State University School of Medicine, has been appointed to Associate Center Director for Translational Sciences. See the press release
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West Michigan Cancer Center
is using exercise program, “Survivorcise,” to help cancer survivors recover.
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Catherine’s Health Center has received a $26,300 grant from Avon Breast Health Outreach Program for Breast Cancer Awareness Program. See Press Release
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Beaumont Health offers stage 4 breast cancer support group
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Ashley Mitchell, survivorship program manager with Mercy Health, discussed survivorship on WZZM 13.
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Justin Klamerus, M.D., has been appointed president of the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Hospital, the clinical operation of Detroit's Karmanos Cancer Institute. Read more


 

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MCC Priorities
What's New What's New


February 2017 MCC Update
- check it out for cancer news and resources.
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From 2010-2015 Michigan had a federally funded grant to make policy, systems, and environmental changes that would reduce the burden of cancer in the state.  Collaboration with the Michigan Cancer Consortium, member organizations and other partners was key.  This new infographic highlights some of the accomplishments.


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The American Cancer Society’s Cancer Statistics 2017 and Cancer Facts and Figures 2017 are now available. ACS reports a 25% drop in the overall cancer death rate in the U.S. between 1991 and 2014 (equating to 2.1 million cancer deaths averted) – the drop is the result of steady reductions in smoking and advances in early detection and treatment.
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27th West Michigan Cancer Nursing Conference
“Uniting to Enhance Quality of Life”
April 28, 2017, Grand Rapids
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