Calendar of Events

Jan 2014
Feb 2014
Mar 2014

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Tuesday - April 22, 2014

Grant-Writing Workshop

8:00 a.m. - NOON
Michigan Association of CPAs
5480 Corporate Dr.
Suite 200
Troy, MI 48098
University of Phoenix Building

For those interested in learning about 2014 Komen Detroit Race for the Cure(R) grant opportunities for breast cancer screening, treatment support and edcuation programs. (NOT research grants)

Attendees will receive instructions, resources and tools to enhance the quality of their funding applications.

Request for Applications (RFA) is now available.

Grant Applications due by July 1, 2014

See current grants at:
For more information and to RSVP, contact Lisa Braddix / (248) 304-2085

JUNE 7, 2014

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Wednesday - April 23, 2014

Webinar - E-cigarettes: Challenges for Clinicians

1:00PM - 2:30PM EST

This free webinar is hosted by the Smoking Cessation Leadership Center (SCLC) and the Association for the Treatment of Tobacco Use and Dependence (ATTUD) 


  • Pamela M. Ling, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
  • Jonathan Foulds, PhD, Professor of Public Health Sciences and Psychiatry, at Penn State University, College of Medicine.

Webinar Objectives: 

  • Describe the various types and components of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) 
  • Describe the current evidence for the clinical use of e-cigarettes among tobacco users
  • Understand the potential clinical and health risks and benefits of e-cigarette use 
  • Respond to clinical inquiries regarding e-cigarettes from patients and colleagues


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Saturday - May 3, 2014

Minorities & Cancer - A FREE educational program for petients, caregivers and healthcare providers.

Learn about the state of minority cancer care, including its challenges and successes, from leading oncology professionals and patient experience. Gather information and resources for action to reduce disparities.

Shriners Silver Garden Events Center
24350 Southfield Rd
Southfield, MI 48075

Continental breakfast and buffet lunch will be served.

8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. EST

4.0 free continuing education credits available for nurses & social workers.

Register at  

For more information, click here for the FLYER and AGENDA.

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Tuesday - May 27, 2014


Jazzalot Music for the Soul

7:00 PM
Temple Isreal
5725 Walnut Lake Road
West Bloomfield, MI

For more information, email or calling (248) 661-6344

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Friday - June 13, 2014

Great Lakes Blood Cancer Conference

7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. EST

Calvin College
Prince Conference Center
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

A free educational program for patients, caregivers, & healthcare professionals. Free CEUs available for Nurses & Social Workers

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Wednesday - June 18, 2014

7th Biennial Cancer Survivorship Research Conference

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 to Friday, June 20, 2014

The Westin Peachtree Plaza Atlanta
210 Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA  30303

We are pleased to invite you to attend the 7th Biennial Cancer Survivorship Research Conference, “Advancing Survivorship Care through Multilevel Collaborations," to be held at the Westin Peachtree Plaza in Atlanta, Georgia, from June 18-20, 2014.

As in the past, the 7th Biennial has two categories for abstract submission: Programmatic abstracts and Scientific abstracts. Distinct from Scientific abstracts, Programmatic abstracts will report data from innovative, evidence-based approaches for delivering services and care to cancer survivors. We will accept scientific abstracts that describe the results of methodologically rigorous survivorship research. See the Abstract Page for more information.

This meeting will serve as a forum for researchers, clinicians, cancer survivors, advocates, program planners, policy-makers, and public health experts to learn about current and emerging cancer survivorship research, and will highlight the important role of collaboration between and across individuals and agencies to improve cancer survivorship outcomes. On behalf of the American Cancer Society, the National Cancer Institute’s Office of Cancer Survivorship, LIVESTRONG Foundation, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, we hope to see you there!

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last updated: 03/11/2014