Michigan Cancer Control Initiatives  2015 - 2020

Cancer continues to be the second-leading cause of death in our state. According to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), an estimated 56,590 people were diagnosed with cancer and 21,380 were projected to die from cancer in Michigan in 2018. To promote cancer prevention, early detection, and to enhance the well-being of Michiganders, our two-part cancer control initiative supports providers to target interventions around:



These programs are aligned with the Cancer Plan for Michigan, 2016-2020 and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC's) goal to improve cancer outcomes. 

Our Goals


10% relative improvement in:
  • Colorectal cancer screenings
  • Lung cancer screenings
5% relative improvement in:
  • Tobacco cessation screenings
Learn More About Each Initiative
Timeline for Data Submission

Participants are responsible for submitting quarterly data. Project enrollment is on a rolling basis. Please submit data and questions to Tesia Looper.

Tesia Looper
E-mail: tlooper@mpro.org
Phone: 248-465-7384
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