Healthy Michigan Plan Toolkit This toolkit contains flyers, handouts and brochures to assist low-income patients (138% of poverty) with signing up for Michigan’s new Medicaid program called The Healthy Michigan Plan.
Michigan Department of Community Health — Health Promotions Clearinghouse The Clearinghouse provides materials produced by the Michigan Department of Community Health to promote healthier lifestyle for a healthier Michigan. Cancer, nutrition and physical activity, and tobacco materials are available. These materials are free of charge and intended for Michigan residents.
The Dialogue is an essential conference for those passionate about cancer screening. You can exchange ideas with primary care physicians, medical specialists, individuals working in medical technology, nurses, advocates, survivors, patient navigators, health services researchers and public health professionals, all in one place.
The Dialogue offers “great content, excellent speakers, amazing networking opportunities,” said 2014 Dialogue participants, “one of the best value conferences I have attended!”
National Cancer Institute — Cancer Topic Searches
Cancer Topic Searches are prepared literature searches of the National Library of Medicine's PubMed database. Literature citations on more than 100 different topics can be obtained. All citations on a specific topic can be retrieved, or the results can be limited by selecting one of three date ranges.
Medscape Oncology Portal
The portal serves as a gateway to information about a variety of cancers and cancer-related topics.
National Cancer Institute — Cancer Genetics Network
The NCI sponsors the Cancer Genetics Network (CGN), a network of centers specializing in the study of inherited predisposition to cancer. This resource is available to the research community to support studies on the genetic basis of human cancer susceptibility, the integration of this information into medical practice, and the behavioral, ethical, and public health issues associated with human genetics.
C-Change is comprised of key cancer leaders from government, business and nonprofit sectors. They share the vision of a future where cancer is prevented, detected early, and cured or managed successfully as a chronic illness. The mission of C-Change is to leverage the combined expertise and resources of its members to eliminate cancer as a (major) public health problem at the earliest possible time.
Cancer Control P.L.A.N.E.T.
The Cancer Control P.L.A.N.E.T. (Plan, Link, Act, Network with Evidence-based Tools) Web portal is a collaborative effort aimed at providing access to data and resources that can help cancer control planners, health educators and researchers design, implement, and evaluate evidence-based cancer control programs to reduce cancer incidence and death, and enhance quality of life for cancer survivors.
American Association for Cancer Education (AACE)
The AACE provides a forum for health-related professionals concerned with the study and improvement of cancer education. Active members include physicians, dentists, nurses, health educators, social workers, occupational therapists, and other professionals interested in cancer education. Cancer education efforts are related to prevention, early detection, treatment, and rehabilitation.
College of American Pathologists (CAP)
The College of American Pathologists serves patients, pathologists, and the public by fostering and advocating excellence in the practice of pathology and laboratory medicine worldwide. The organization's primary focus is to provide CAP members and customers with the services and information they need to ensure quality laboratory service.