Calendar of Events

This calendar includes postings of MCC meetings and events, as well as professional or educational events organized by MCC members in support of the MCC Mission and Vision.

If you have an MCC - related meeting or event you would like included in the calendar, please email us at info@michigancancer.org. This calendar is provided as a service to MCC members. Listing on this calendar does not imply sponsorship or endorsement of events by the MCC.


Ongoing Events:


Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Webinar: What You Need to Know About Obesity & Cancer: Impact on Risk and Survivorship - presented by Colleen Doyle, MS, RD, Managing Director, Nutrition and Physical Activity, American Cancer Society and Mary Puckett, PhD, Health Scientist, Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Information will be presented on not only obesity's impact on cancer risk, but survivorship – and evidenced-based interventions to consider for implementation

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. EST
Online Registration

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Webinar: What you need to know about Sugar Sweeteened Beverages: Strategies to Reduce Consumption - Presented by Kristen Sullivan, MPH< MS, Director, Nutrition and Physical Acitivty, American Cancer Society and A Comprehensive Cancer Control Program/Coalition will share their lessons learned.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. EST
Online Registration

Saturday, September 14, 2019

3rd Annual Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Symposium: Bringing Together Top Thought - Leaders in Breast Cancer Innovation, Clinical Care & Research

The 3nd Annual Henry Ford Cancer Institute Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Symposium will feature national breast cancer experts, focusing on advances in the multidisciplinary approach to manage breast cancer care for high-risk patients and innovative treatment options. 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits Available

Saturday, September 14, 2019
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Crowne Plaza Detroit Downtown Riverfront
Detroit, MI
Online Registration

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Genes and Cancer Risk: Opportunities for Prevention - In collaboration with Beaumont Health, St. Mary's Health - Livonia and Wayne State University (CME Available)

This event is designed to be of interest to all healthcare providers eager to learn more about the role of genetics in cancer prevention and treatment. After attending this activity, participants will understand and/or be able to implement:

  • The importance of identifying individuals at increased risk of hereditary cancer
  • How to differentiate between individuals at high versus average risk of hereditary cancer in order to promote the most appropriate utilization of genetic services
  • Strategies to connect patients to genetic services
  • Best practices related to the integration and management of cancer genetics into clinical practice

Saturday, September 14, 2019
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
TPC Michigan Golf Club
Dearborn, MI
Online Registration

Saturday, September 21, 2019

2019 HBOC & Lynch Syndrome Family Day

This community education program will:

  • Inform patients and their families about hereditary cancer syndromes and engage them in managing their health,
  • provide educational resources and practical tips for navigating the health care system, and
  • develop strategies for communicating with family members about genetic counseling and testing for hereditary cancers.

Saturday, September 21, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Western Michigan University
College of Health and Human Services
1101 Cass Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Online Registration then select Education Offerings

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Save the Date: MCC Board of Directors Meeting

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
MPHI Interactive Learning Center
Okemos, MI

Friday, September 27, 2019



Michigan State University Health Risk & Communication Center - First Day of Innovation

  • 10am: Innovations & Insights in Health and Risk Communication Panel with Dr. Kami Silk (Professor at the University of Delaware who studies breast cancer prevention communication), Alex Plum (Director of Development and Innovation at Henry Ford Health System), and more panelists TBA.
  • 12pm: Catered networking lunch
  • 2:30PM: Bettinghaus Endowed Lecture by Dr. Silk: Translational Communication Science for Transdisciplinary Research: The Breast Cancer and Environment Research Program
Professionals in the health & risk communication field study how to make and deliver messages (ad campaigns, interpersonal communication strategies, and more) that influence people to make healthier choices. They also study how to get useful information to the people who need it most. Whether you have just heard about health & risk communication, want to collaborate with professionals in the field, or you’re already an expert


Friday, September 27, 2019
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Michigan State University
Communication Arts and Sciences Building
404 Wilson Rd.
East Lansing, MI 48823
For more information and online registration

Friday, September 27 and Saturday, September 28, 2019



4th Annual Cancer Rehabilitation Symposium for Rehab and cancer clinicians including PTs, PTAs, OTs, COTAs, SLPs, ATCs, RNs and all healthcare professionals who interact with cancer survivors. 11 hours of CEUs from MPTA and Ohio Nursing Association. All attendees will get a certificate of participation for 11 contact hours.

To incorporate evidence-based cancer rehabilitation and oncologic principles into patient care for optimal outcomes and quality patient/family centered care.


Friday, September 27 and Saturday, September 28, 2019
Beaumont, Troy Hospital
Moceri Learning Center
44201 Dequindre
Troy MI 48085
Registration

Monday, October 28 and Tuesday, October 29, 2019


The National Cancer Policy Forum Webinar: Applying Big Data
to Address the Social Determinants of Health in Oncology

This workshop will examine the social determinants of health in the context of cancer, and to consider opportunities to effectively leverage big data to improve health equity and reduce disparities. The workshop will feature invited presentations and discussion on topics such as:

• The impact of social determinants of health on cancer incidence and outcomes
• Ways to capture precise and meaningful data on social determinants of health in oncology
• Strategies for assessing exposure to environmental factors that may affect cancer incidence and outcomes
• Potential opportunities to reduce bias in capturing and applying big data in oncology
• Examples of how big data could be used to support health equity in oncology

Monday, October 28 and Tuesday, October 29, 2019
For more information and online registration

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Save the Date: MCC Annual Meeting

Thursday, October 24, 2019
The Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center
East Lansing, MI

Friday, November 15, 2019

Save the Date: 6th Annual Translational Research Symposium ~ Transforming the Blueprint for Pancreatic Cancer Research

Friday, November 15, 2019
Henry Ford Hospital
Education and Research Building, Room 2055
Detroit, MI
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This is your calendar for MCC-related activities. It includes postings of MCC meetings and events, as well as activities organized by MCC members in support of the MCC Goals and Maintenance Projects.

If you have an MCC - related meeting or event you would like included in the calendar, please email us at info@michigancancer.org. This calendar is provided as a service to MCC members. Listing on this calendar does not imply sponsorship or endorsement of events by the MCC.