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Pharmacologic Intervention for Women at
Increased Risk for Breast Cancer

Wednesday, October 15
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 
To register for the webinar, please RSVP at:

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Pharmocologic Interventions for
Breast Cancer Risk-Reduction

A position paper for health care providers developed by the MCC Breast Cancer Risk Advisory Committee

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E-Cigarettes: Learn about the health, safety, social and clinical concerns of e-cigarette use; current regulations and; a call to action for the health community.

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Using tobacco affects cancer treatment, wound healing, and the risk getting a second cancer.  It is never too late to quit tobacco, and there are free resources to help.  Click HERE for a brochure for cancer patients highlighting the benefits of quitting tobacco after receiving a cancer diagnosis.
YouTube Why Cancer Patients Should Quit Tobacco (1:43)

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Success Stories
Michigan Cancer Consortium and Comprehensive Cancer Control Local Implementation Grants

Click on each agency below to read more about the good work that has been done as a result of five local implementation grants including: District Health Department #10, Health Department of Northwest Michigan, PATH (Personal Action Toward Health), West Michigan Cancer Center, and Western Upper Peninsula District Health Department.

Members In Action Members in Action

Kent County Health Department (KCHD) receives accreditation by the national Public Health Accreditation Board. KCHD is just the second health department in the state to achieve this high honor.  – Read more

St. Joseph Mercy Health System receives Cancer Research Grant to enable cancer patients to participate in clinical trials in their own communities  – Read more

Barry-Eaton District Health Department urges parents to talk to kids about smoking prior to the beginning of the school year – Read more

Health Department of Northwest Michigan video being used in a local movie theater to increase awareness of breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening with information on how to access their direct service programs – Read more

What's New What's New

2014 MCC Annual Mtg

The 2014 MCC Annual Meeting will be held
Wednesday, November 5 at
the Henry Center in Lansing, MI.
For more information click HERE.


now being accepted!

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80% by 2018 is a movement in which  dozens of organizations have committed to eliminating colorectal cancer as a major public health problem and are working toward the shared goal of reaching 80% screened for colorectal cancer by 2018. Visit some of the links below to learn more about this effort and how you can be a part of it.  Learn how you can be a part of the movement:

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Michigan Cancer and Birth Defects Surveillance Programs: Improving Reporting and Supporting Meaningful Use.  The Cancer Registry Pilot Project uses automatic, electronic submission of cancer data through direct messaging.  To participate in the pilot, organizations need to register and must use a certified EHR to receive meaningful use credit from CMS.  For more information contact Glenn Copeland at or visit:  

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New Improving HPV Vaccination Rates in Michigan:
A Call To Action

A webinar held Wednesday, September 10, 2014 sponsored by the Michigan Cancer Consortium and the Michigan Department of Community Health.