Clinical Trials Video –Participants Wanted! 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
OCHECE and Michigan Cancer HealthLink are seeking members for the new Black Men Cancer Action Council. Apply here. Meetings will start April 2020. The BM-CAC will be made up of community members and representatives from community-based and faith based organizations,
Click here to read full article on the Karmanos Cancer Institute website. African Americans have the lowest survival rate of any racial or ethnic group in the United States for most cancers — a problem that is magnificent in southeast Michigan.
OCHECE recently received a DMC Foundation Health Eduation and Community Benefit Grant titled, “Supporting Cancer Caregiving among LGBT Populations in Metropolitan Detroit” (Principal Investigator: Hayley Thompson, Ph.D.).This work represents a partnership between OHCECE, LGBT Detroit, and our LGBT Cancer Action
I was very excited to learn that I was able to attend the Michigan Cancer Consortium to be held in East Lansing, Michigan on October 24, 2019. I arrived after an early morning drive and was very impressed with what
Did you know the HPV vaccine prevents cancer? The HPV vaccine protects against HPV types 16 and 18 — the two types that cause 80 percent of cervical cancer cases. The HPV vaccine also protects against HPV types 6 and
On June 27, 2019, all of our Cancer Action Councils (CACs) met at Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church to share research priorities and set future directions for our CAC network. All CACs were represented.
OCHECE is leading or collaborating on several new projects. More information to come! Best Practices to Engage Black Men in the Development of a Cancer Health Equity Research Agenda. Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Eugene Washington Engagement Award. Project Lead: Jinping
Please join us on Friday, October 11 for “Engaging Black Men as Leaders and Partners in Cancer Research.” Register here: https://www.karmanos.org/BLACKMENRESEARCHSYMPOSIUM 8:00 – 8:30 AM Registration 8:30 – 9:00 AM Welcome and Overview Jinping Xu, MD, MS Professor, Department of Family Medicine