Cancer Prevention and Control
The Comprehensive Cancer Control Program announces a Request for Proposals (RFP). Click here for information on the Community Implementation Project RFP.
MAY is Melanoma and Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month. Click here for the MDCH Skin Cancer Fact Sheet.
Opportunity for Cancer Survivors - the American Cancer Society is looking for post-treatment cancer survivors to participate in an online workshop and national study. If you are interested in joining and meet the eligibility criteria, you may be selected to be one of 600 cancer survivors to participate. www.cancer.org/ncccp
Colorectal Cancer, Health Disparities, and Policy Webinar
First offered in March 2013, and sponsored by the MCC Health Disparities Workgroup and Policy Committee, the webinar features May Yassine, PhD (Cancer Health Disparities in Michigan), Ernesto Drelichman, MD (Colorectal Cancer Screening and Reminder Systems for Providers and Patients), and Mitzi Koroleski, RN, BSN (Evidence-based Strategies for Engaging Rural Populations and Improving Screening Rates).
The Michigan Cancer Surveillance Program Cancer Inquiry System provides current information on cancer incidence and mortality rates in Michigan. Through the Cancer Inquiry System, people can select criteria such as cancer site, sex, race/ethnicity, as well as use an interactive map to view and better understand the burden of cancer by county or from a statewide perspective.
Visit http://www.cancer-rates.info/mi - April 2013
Michigan BRFSS Surveillance Brief featuring "Survivorship among Michigan Adults Diagnosed with Cancer" - November 2012