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Cancer Prevention and Awareness

Early detection is one of the most important factors in successfully treating cancer. Please read more about the resources below to help you stay on top of your health.

Find a Community Cancer Screening Near You

ProMedica Cancer Institute offers free cancer screenings on a regular basis throughout our community. Please view the Cancer Events calendar to learn about the screenings that are currently available.

Conversations with Impact: Lifesaving Discussions You Should Have with the Women in Your Life

Screening can increase the chances of detecting certain cancers when they are most curable. Conversations with Impact: Lifesaving Discussions You Should Have with the Women in Your Life is a series of educational webinars that explore what screening tests are recommended and when you should have them. It is sponsored by ProMedica Wellness, ProMedica Cancer Institute and the American Cancer Society.

View taped webinars

Smoking Cessation

Tobacco use is the single most preventable cause of death in the United States, significantly contributing to heart attack, stroke, several types of cancers, and other chronic diseases. Because ProMedica cares about your long-term health and well-being, we encourage everyone who smokes or uses other tobacco products to kick the habit. In fact, all ProMedica campuses are tobacco-free, indoors and outdoors. ProMedica Tobacco Treatment Services offers a variety of tools and programs to help you stop using tobacco products, including individual and group counseling sessions.

Learn more about smoking cessation

View tobacco group cessation schedule

Learn more about the Staying Tobacco Free Support Group

ProMedica Cancer Institute on Facebook

Join the ProMedica Cancer community on Facebook! Connect with ProMedica Cancer Institute representatives and get the latest updates and information.

"Like" ProMedica Cancer Instite on Facebook

Take Control of Your Cancer Risk

Cancer experts estimate that at least one-third of all cancers are preventable. By knowing common cancer risks and taking simple cancer prevention measures you can support your own health and well-being and that of your family.

ProMedica Cancer Institute is dedicated to increasing awareness of cancer prevention methods through community events and by providing educational resources. To learn more about cancer prevention events sponsored by ProMedica Cancer Institute, please visit the Cancer Events calendar.

To learn about common cancer risks and the preventive measures you can take to reduce your personal cancer risk, please visit our online health library or ask your ProMedica doctor.

Community Involvement

ProMedica Cancer Institute in Your Community

ProMedica Cancer Institute is proud to help lead the fight against cancer in our community. Through our own outreach initiatives and our partnerships with other organizations we work to increase awareness of cancer risks and to support the research that will one day find a cure for cancer.

To find out about ProMedica Cancer Institute community events please visit the Cancer Events calendar.

ProMedica Cancer Institute is a proud supporter of community organizations and initiatives including:

  • American Cancer Society
  • Cure Search Walk
  • Komen Race for the Cure©
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • Make A Wish Foundation of Northwest Ohio
  • Ohio Cancer Research Associates
  • Ovarian Cancer Connection
  • Rear in Gear
  • Victory Center