Members In Action Members in Action

MCC Board Member, Elisabeth Heath, MD, is featured in the May-June 2015 Top Docs edition of Ambassador Magazine. Read more

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Beaumont Health, Henry Ford Health System, University of Michigan Health System and the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute featured in “precision medicine” clinical trial initiative article:

http://www.detroitnews.com/story/life/wellness/2015
/06/23/cancer-trials/29194553/

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Five MCC member organizations share progress and lessons learned at the midway point of their comprehensive cancer control community implementation grants.  For more information, CLICK HERE.

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Michigan health organizations – including MCC member organizations – weigh in on the U.S. Supreme Court’s ACA ruling. Read more

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Beaumont Hospital and University of Michigan are featured in a Detroit Free Press article regarding a "New law: Some women must be notified of mammogram limits".

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For past articles - please CLICK HERE.

What's New What's New

July 2015 MCC Update

  • Breast Density Notification Law and Primary Care Provider Education Modules
  • NCI Funding Announcement: Smoking Cessation within the Context of Lung Cancer Screening
  • Michigan Cancer Genetics Alliance
  • HPV Vaccine Updates
  • MDHHS Public Education Update: Make It Your Own - easy to develop health information for the populations you serve
  • And...More

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Breast Density

Breast Density is all over in today's news. The MCC has created a page, dedicated to breast density and resources regarding the subject. For more information, CLICK HERE.

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The Comprehensive Cancer Control Unit within the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is pleased to announce a Request For Proposal (RFP) for Cancer Control Community Implementation Projects, 2015-2017.

The RFP’s purpose is to increase local implementation activities for cancer prevention and control as well as breast, cervical, colorectal, and lung cancer screening. By working together and utilizing evidence-based strategies, strides can be made to reduce cancer morbidity and mortality, and also improve cancer survivorship, in Michigan communities.

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