Tool of the Month Tool of the Month
Ready-to-Use Tools to help you and your organization promote cancer awareness:


May is National Skin Cancer Prevention and Awareness Month


April is National Minority Health Month

Previous Tools of the Month: 2015 - 2017


Upcoming MCC MeetingsUpcoming MCC Meetings

  • June 27, 2018 - Board of Directors Meeting
  • September 26, 2018 - Board of Directors Meeting
  • November 7, 2018 - MCC Annual Meeting
For more information: 877-588-6224

Members In Action Members in Action


Catherine’s Health Center is awarded a grant from Susan G Komen Michigan to provide women’s breast health education and services to underserved women. Read further...
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Henry Ford Health System receives gift to fight pancreatic cancer. Read further...
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U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center receives large gift  to support innovative cancer research and develop the next generation of cancer researchers.
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MCC Board member, Thomas Lanni, was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Beaumont Hospital, Dearborn effective March 12, 2018. He will oversee daily operations for the entire Dearborn division. Congratulations!
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The Calhoun County Cancer Control Coalition recently purchased its own inflatable colon to be used as a community education tool. Read further...
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What's New What's New


Financial toxicity is a growing concern in cancer treatment.  This Financial Navigation Report introduces financial navigation as an intervention to address financial toxicity. 
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April 2018 MCC Update - check it out for cancer news and resources
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The MCC Health Equity Committee announces an upcoming webinar: Cancer Disparities: Twenty Years of Research Findings and Implications on Thursday, April 26, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  

Teri Albrecht, PhD, Professor and Associate Center Director for Population Studies at Karmanos Cancer Institute will present.
 Registration Link 
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The documentary, Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic, is now available for MCC members and partners to screen. This award-winning film looks into the lives of five brave women affected by HPV and their stories. Any organization that would like to host a free screening of the film in their community should contact Courtney Cole with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) ColeC13@michigan.gov. For more information follow this link: Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic
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The American Cancer Society, Cancer Facts & Figures 2018
This annual report provides:

  • Estimated numbers of new cancer cases and deaths in 2018 (In 2018, there will be an estimated 1,735,350 new cancer cases diagnosed and 609,640 cancer deaths in the United States.)
  • Current cancer incidence, mortality, and survival statistics
  • Information on cancer symptoms, risk factors, early detection and treatment 
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    The MCC's Survivorship Workgroup has developed patient resource documents to accompany the survivorship care plan survivors receive following cancer treatment. The documents provide information and resources on healthy behaviors that can improve quality of life during survivorship. They are available for download on the Cancer Survivorship: Provider Resource Page
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   Archived items available. Please email your request to info@michigancancer.org.