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

June 2nd is National Cancer Survivors Day

May is National Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month


Previous Tools of the Month: 2017 - 2019


Upcoming MCC MeetingsUpcoming MCC Meetings

  • June 26, 2019, MCC Board of Directors meeting - Okemos, MI

  • September 25, 2019, MCC Board of Directors meeting - Okemos, MI

  • October 24, 2019, MCC Annual Meeting - The Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, East Lansing
For more information: 877-588-6224

Members In Action Members in Action

Michigan Ovarian Cancer Alliance Reaches $500,000 in Research Grants Awarded in Michigan. Read full press release.
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Connie Szczepanek
of Cancer Research Consortium of West Michigan is the recipient of the ASCO Partners in Progress Award. This award honors a person involved in patient advocacy activities that impact public awareness about cancer, its causes, cures, or treatment, or, activities that result in additional support either legislatively or fiscally for cancer research, treatment, prevention, or care.
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Karmanos Cancer Institute
recognizes its 2018 Heroes of Cancer including former MCC board members Ann Schwartz, PhD, and Teri Albrecht, PhD., as well as Hiam Hamade from ACCESS. Read more...
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Effective treatment for patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer may not require the removal of their bladder, according to findings by researchers from Beaumont Health. Read more...
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West Michigan Cancer Center and Institute for Blood Disorders (WMCC) named Bridget VandenBussche as interim executive director. Read more...
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The Detroit Free Press published an article written by Haley Thompson, associate center director of community outreach and engagement at the Karmanos Cancer Institute, that discusses racial equity in health care. Read article...
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What's New What's New


May 2019 MCC Update
- check it out for cancer news and resources
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2019 Cancer Facts & Figures
- The American Cancer Society
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Researchers at the University of Michigan have proposed an online calculator to aid patients with localized prostate cancer (PCa) in deciding whether surgery or radiation therapy is their best treatment option. Read more...

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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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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