Community education programs are offered regularly on cancer and cancer prevention topics such as smoking cessation, healthy eating, and advances in cancer care.
- Click here for a complete list of classes including Diabetes Self-Management Program and Pre-diabetes Classes .
- Click here for a complete list of support groups.
- Click here for a current screenings.
- Click here for information on the Look Good Feel Better program.
Wigs 4 Kids is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that reaches out to kids and young adults with hair loss. This program is available to any child or teen through age 17 in Michigan. Wigs 4 Kids provides wigs and services at no cost to kids and their families and accepts donations form caring individuals, companies and organizations. Wigs 4 Kids is funded solely on the basis of contributions. Any financial support received presents a greater opportunity to help kids in need of our assistance.
Wigs 4 Kids main focus is on cancer patients and includes other young people with similar appearance related challenges that cause hair loss such as:, alopecia, trichotillomania, lupus, hydrocephalus, burns and other disorders. By providing custom-fitted, age-appropriate wigs which are individually cut and styled, we help our kids feel better about their appearance and look more like their peers.
The cancer program sponsors a Prostate Cancer Education and Early Detection Program annually in September, providing screening for hundreds of men.
The Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program provides mammograms and Pap smears to detect cervical cancer to low-to-moderate income Macomb County women 40 years and older who are uninsured or under-insured.
The cancer program also participates in the McLaren Cancer Institute's system-wide Colorectal Cancer Screening Initiative, screening hundreds of community members annually.
The program participates in many community events, such as the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life, and by providing educational displays for health fairs and educational programs at community organizations.
Click here for the Ted B. Wahby Cancer Center homepage.
Click here for the McLaren Cancer Institute - Clarkston homepage.