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:

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

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Healthcare Provider Webinar Series (Part 2): Assessing & Treating Depression and Anxiety in Your Breast Cancer Patients

This webinar will take a closer look at assessing and managing depressive and anxiety disorders in young patients with breast cancer. During this program provided by our Young Women's Initiative, Dr. Steinman will discuss the prevalence of depressive and anxiety disorders in young women with breast cancer. You will learn how to assess for and treat these disorders, including the use of medication-based interventions and how to refer patients for psychiatric evaluation and care. (Free CEU's available)

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Webinar Registration

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, 2019



Oncology Symposiium 2019 - Advances in Cancer Care

  • Course Description and Program Objectives:
    At the Spectrum Health Cancer Center’s Oncology Symposium 2019, you will learn the advances in cancer care from the perspective of many different specialists. Participants will have an opportunity to discuss the following objectives:
    1. Identify current progress in molecular diagnostic approach to malignant diseases
    2. Discuss the role of tumor genomics in patient care
    3. Understand advances in precision oncology


Friday, September 27, 2019
7:45 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Thousand Oaks Country Club
4100 Thousand Oaks Dr
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
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, September 30 through Saturday, October 5, 2019



Entry - Level Radon Measurement and Mitigation: Course and Exams

The Midwest Universities Radon Consortium at Kansas State University (MURC-KSU) is offering this combined, entry-level Radon Measurement course.


Monday, September 30 through Saturday, October 5,, 2019
Michigan Dept. of Environment
815 Filley St. Lansing, MI 48906
Course flyer
Registration

Friday, October 11 and Saturday, October 12, 2019

MSHO's Great lakes Cancer Conference ~ This conference is designed for nurses, advanced practices providers and other healthcare professionals who are involved in the care of oncology patients (CEs available).

Friday, October 11 and Saturday, October 12, 2019
The Somerset Inn - Troy, MI
Event Flyer
Online 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, Novmeber 1, 2019

CRCWM Patrick W. Gavin Distinguished Lecture Series: Oncology Research Update 2019 ~ This lecture series is designed for phsicians, nurses, and pharmaceutical professionals. (CME, CNE and CEU's available for this free event)

Friday, November 1, 2019
Van Andel Research Institute
Grand Rapids, MI
Event Flyer and Registration

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
Event Flyer
Online Registration

 

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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.