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Community Outreach

Upcoming Events:

April 10 Managing Neuropathy
April 18: Frankly Speaking About Lung Cancer
April 20 Chemoprevention in Colon Cancer
April 22 Focus on Women: Painful Issues re-scheduled
May 6 Breast Cancer Summit

Learn about the Community Outreach Program:

The University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center's Community Outreach Program is committed to providing reliable health information, tailored programs and special events to educate the community about cancer prevention, screening, and early diagnosis, and, increase awareness of, and trust in research conducted at UMCCC.

Who We Are

Martha Laatsch, M.S.W.
Director, Community Outreach

Madeline Gonzalez, M.Ed.
Health Educator

Catricia Thomas
Administrative Specialist

    What We Offer

    • Speaker's Bureau - experts from the U-M Cancer Center give presentations for corporations, civic organizations, schools, churches and businesses
    • Community Outreach Events - see where the Cancer Center is in your community
    • Minority Outreach Initiative - provides culturally- tailored community events and materials for communities of color
    • Free cancer educational displays and materials for health fairs, meetings and conferences
    • Free cancer screenings
    • Community-wide event to celebrate National Cancer Survivors' Day in early June. Learn more.

    updated 03.2017

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