Due to COVID-19, new study enrollment is being assessed on a case by case basis. If you have any questions please call our central phone number at 616-391-1230.

CRCWM Patrick W. Gavin Distinguished Lecture Series 

The CRCWM Patrick W. Gavin Distinquished Lecture Series will be held on Friday, November 1, 2019 at Van Andel Research Institute, Grand Rapids, MI. Contact CRCWM at 616-391-1230 for additional information and to register. 

This year's topics and guest speakers are:

“Evolving Landscape of Life-Prolonging Treatments
for Advanced Prostate Cancer: It’s a New World Order”
Maha Hussain, MD, FACP, FASC
Genevieve Teuton Professor of Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Deputy Director Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center

“Genetics and Breast Cancer Update”
Dana Zakalik, MD
Professor of Medicine & Oncology
Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine Director
Nancy & James Grosfeld Cancer Genetics Center Beaumont Health

“HPV Related Cancers and Cancer Prevention”
Lisa Kachnic, MD, FASTRO
Professor & Chair, Columbia University Medical Center

“Financial Toxicity in Cancer Care”
Scott D. Ramsey, MD, PhD
Director, Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research (HICOR)

“Diversity and Inclusion”
David McIntosh, PhD
Vice President, Chief Inclusion & Diversity Officer, Wake Forest Baptist Health

“Patient Advocacy and Clinical Trials”
Jane Perlmutter, PhD
Independent Cancer Research Advocate; NCI Patient Advocate Steering Committee; Long Term Cancer Survivor


Ongoing Prostate Cancer Support Series

These workshops take place at Gilda's Club Grand Rapids, a cancer support community for anyone living with cancer. They are co-hosted by The Survivors, Metro Health Hospital, Saint Mary's Health Care, Spectrum Health, the American Cancer Society, Cancer Research Consortium of West Michigan and Gilda's Club.

Prostate Cancer Networking Group
Meets the first Tuesday of the month, 7-9 pm

This group of prostate cancer survivors and their partners meets monthly for the purpose of providing support and hope through education and knowledge. Different topics and expert speakers are featured each month. It is an opportunity to learn and meet others.

Prostate Cancer 101 Pre-registration required. Call (616) 453-8300
Meets the second Tuesday of the month, 1-3pm

This is a two-hour workshop let by medical professionals for those newly diagnosed with prostate cancer. You will have the opportunity to learn about diagnosis, treatment and your local and national resources.