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Accomplishments

2016

 

2015

2014

2013

  • Celebrated the MCC's 15 year anniversary
  • Convened first MCC Regional meeting
  • Developed the MCC Policy Committee and Health Disparities Workgroup Priorities document 
  • Convened discussion forums on the Affordable Care Act which included payers, health systems, oncology practices and Michigan Consumers for Healthcare
  • Continued the Tobacco Cessation Collaborative
  • Offered Colorectal and Lung Cancer webinars to address health disparities and policy issues

2012 - 2008

  • The MCC Challenge received first place in the I’m Your Community Guide contest (2012)
  • Developed the What you Can Do to Fight Cancer in Michigan document that helped to direct activities by MCC Organization type (2012)
  • Began the MCC Challenge with member organizations to assess their health care benefits and employee policies (2011)
  • The Ron Davis Smokefree Air Law went into effect on May 1, 2010
  • Colorectal cancer was added as a Special Project (2010)
  • Received the Heroes of Breast Cancer Leadership Award from Karmanos Cancer Institute (2009)
  • Developed the poster Get to Know your Family Health History in English in support of a Family History campaign (2009)
  • Implementated five special projects: Breast and Cervical Cancers, Genetics, Survivorship and Tobacco (2009)
  • Prostate Cancer Symptom Management Guides developed in English, Spanish and Arabic (2009)
  • The MCC celebrated it’s 10 year anniversary (2008)

2007– 2003

2002 - 1987

  • The Special Cancer Behavioral Risk Factor Survey (SCBRFS) was completed (2002)
  • The first MCC progress Report to the membership was released (2001)
  • Clinical Trials priority was accomplished (2001)
  • The MCC website became operational (2000)
  • The first executive committee began (1998 – 1999)
  • MCC Priorities for cancer control in Michigan were put in place based upon Advisory Committee recommendations (1998-1999)
  • The MCC had 31 founding member organizations (1996 – 1997)
  • Developed and disseminated breast cancer treatment options (1987 – 1996)
  • Developed and disseminated professional guidelines to reduce breast  and cervical cancer mortality (1987 – 1996)
  • The Michigan Cancer Consortium formed to advise the state health agency on its cancer control activities (1987)