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October 2016 is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

September 2016 is:

National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Tools of the Month - 2015 - 2016


Members In Action Members in Action


MCC Board member Patrick Gavin
is Co-Chair of the Patient Advocate Committee for the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology an NCTN Cooperative Group. Alliance patient advocates drafted a resolution on the importance of sharing legacy clinical trial data in a manner to benefit all patients. The resolution is unanimously supported by all NCTN groups and is being used to encourage data sharing on all publically funded clinical trials. Vice President Biden’s office requested a copy of the resolution to support the Cancer Moonshot work.
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Elisabeth Heath, MD, Karmanos Cancer Institute, and William Mayer, MD, MPH of the Federation Care Network, discuss the oral chemotherapy fairness bill in this guest blog in Crain’s Detroit Business.
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What MCC Members and Stakeholders said about Ann Arbor's new Tobacco 21 Law

  • Phillip Stella, MD
  • Doug Arenberg, MD
  • MeiLan Han, MD
  • Angela Clock

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    Susan G. Komen, Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, and Wayne State University are sponsoring a breast tissue collection, Get Involved – Be a Tissue Donor, on Saturday, September 24 at Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit. Women can contribute to breast cancer research.  Pre-Registration is REQUIRED in order to participate. Call 866-763-0047 to inquire about the registration or tissue donation process.

     


     

     

     

     

     

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  • MCC Priorities
    What's New What's New


    Registration is now open for the 2016 MCC Annual Meeting



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    August 2016 MCC Update - check it out for cancer news and resources.

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    The MCC Announces Two New Awards - Nomination Process Now Open! In addition to the Spirit of Collaboration Award, the MCC is introducting TWO new awards, the MCC Champion Award and the MCC Inspiration Award (this will honor a survivor). See links below for complete award information.
    All nominations are due by Friday, August 26th.

    MCC Spirit of Collaboration Award
    MCC Champion Award
    MCC Inspiration Award
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    Hills and Dales General Hospital, in Cass City, proudly announces they are now offering a low-dose CT lung cancer screening program. The program is for people 55-77 years of age, who have smoked at least a pack of cigarettes per day for the last 30 years, and are current smokers or ones who have quit smoking within the last 15 years. Having received their accreditation, Hills and Dales began offering the program in May.
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    The June 2016 Edition of HPV VACs from the American Cancer Society
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