Clinical Trials Video –Participants Wanted!youtube-play
We are looking for survivors who have participated in a cancer clinical trial to be featured in an education video about clinical trials. In this video, the survivor will be interviewed on camera about their experience participating in a clinical trial. The video will be recorded at the Detroit Main Campus of Karmanos Cancer Institute and will take approximately one-hour. Interested individuals should contact Brittany Dowe via email at or by phone at (313) 576-8876.


HPV Focus GroupHPV focus group
Do you have concerns about the HPV vaccine? We want to hear from you. We are looking for parents who either refused or delayed the HPV vaccine in Oakland County for their age eligible adolescent. Participate in a single, up to 2-hour, research focus group discussion. To find out more or see if you are eligible for the study please call Brittany Dowe or Sheena Cresswell at 313-576-8876 or by email at or This study is being sponsored by Wayne State University and Karmanos Cancer Institute. As a thank you, participants will be compensated with a $40 gift card. IRB# 063718B3E


Seeking New Cancer Action Council Membersblack men
The Office of Cancer Health Equity and Community Engagement and Michigan Cancer HealthLink are seeking new Cancer Action Council members. Cancer Actions Councils (CACs) are groups made up of community members and representatives from community-based organizations who apply their knowledge about local cancer issues to improving the lives of cancer patients, survivors, and care givers through research in their communities. We are currently accepting members in the following groups:

  1. Black Men’s Cancer Action Council
    To apply online click here.  For more information Contact: Truman Hudson, Jr. at (313-717-2126)
  2. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender (LGBT) Cancer Action Council.
    To apply online click here.  For more information contact: Knoll Larkin (313-576-9691)