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Ready-to-Use Tools to help you and your organization promote cancer awareness:

November is National Lung Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Liver Cancer Awareness Month

Previous Tools of the Month: 2017 - 2019


Upcoming MCC MeetingsUpcoming MCC Meetings

March 18, 2020

June 24, 2020

September 23, 2020

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Members In Action Members in Action

Governor Whitmer has issued a proclamation declaring November 28, 2019 as Family Health History Day in Michigan. The Michigan Cancer Genetics Alliance and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services recommend that Michigan residents share and record their health history with family members. Read more...

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Elisabeth Heath MD, FACP, from Wayne State University/Karmanos Cancer Institute, has been named a 2019 Health Care Hero by Crain's Detroit Business. Read more...
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Wayne State University/Karmanos Cancer Institute received a $3.1 million NIH grant to improve the quality of life for African American cancer survivors. Read more...
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The University of Michigan startup InheRET Inc. has launched an online program that helps identify patients at risk for hereditary cancers without a visit to the doctor.
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Lauren M. Hamel, PhD, of Wayne State University/Karmanos Cancer Institute, discusses her findings on the ways in which nonverbal behavior between doctors and patients of the same or different races can affect their relationship, quality of communication, and ultimately, perhaps outcomes as well. View video...
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The medical director of Sparrow, Dr Srkalovic MD,PhD, was invited to anchor an issue of the journal Acta Medica Academica titled “Genomics in Hematology and Oncology Practice”. Leading oncologists all over the country were invited to write articles on various cancers. The result is a summary on current knowledge of genomics in various cancers.
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What's New What's New


The MCC Journal of Proceedings of the 2018 MCC Annual meeting is now available
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December 2019 MCC Update
- check it out for cancer news and resources
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The MCC is now offering partnership opportunities!

Active outreach to organizations that work with priority populations that may not do direct work in the cancer field has begun. If you know of an organization that would be a great MCC partner, please share the MCC Partnership Benefit Guide and have them complete and return the Partnership Organization Information form.
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2019 Cancer Facts & Figures
- The American Cancer Society
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