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Ann G. Schwartz, Ph.D., MPH, deputy center director and executive vice president for Research and Academic Affairs at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and professor and associate chair in the Department of Oncology at Wayne State University School of Medicine, was recently elected to a three-year term on the International Lung Cancer Consortium's Steering Committee. See Press Release

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The Blue Fund program, offered by the Michigan Institute of Urology's Men's Health Foundation, provides limited, short-term financial assistance to prostate cancer patients in Michigan during active treatment. More information on assistance and how to apply is available.

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Clinical Oncology News featured an article by Lauren Hamel, PhD, Karmanos Cancer Institute. Financial Burden of Cancer Treatment Runs Deep

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The Mary Free Bed, YMCA and Flowerland Stores sponsor Cancer Healing and Prevention events

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MCC Board Member, Pat Gavin, R.Ph., has accepted an invitation to serve on the American Society of Clinical Oncology's Cancer Research Committee.
Congratulations, Pat!

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Mahesh Karamchandi, MD received a Battle Creek Enquirer George Award for his role in founding the Calhoun County Cancer Control Coalition or 5C and his work in improving screening rates and lowering cancer mortality and incidence.

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

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The April 2016 Edition of HPV VACs from the American Cancer Society

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The Institute of Medicine - National Academies released its 2016 report on March 2, 2016 - Ovarian Cancers: Evolving Paradigms in Research and Care

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CDC’s New Policy Brief Lung Cancer Screening Programs – Policies and Practices for Cancer Prevention

Lisa Newman, MD, director of the breast cancer program and research center at Henry Ford Health System, and chair of the MCC’s Breast Cancer Advisory Committee, says “the committee currently recommends annual mammography beginning at age 40.”

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