Fighting for Michigan Women
with Mary Engelman, Executive Director of the Michigan Women's Commission
The Michigan Women's Commission
was created by statute in 1968. The Commission reviews the status of women in Michigan, directing attention to critical problems confronting women, recommending ways of overcoming discrimination, enabling women to develop skills, making surveys and recognizing women's accomplishments and contributions to Michigan.
Hosted by: Laurel Hess
Produced by: Heartland Newsmakers Team
Healing with Art Therapy
Karmanos Cancer Institute
, headquartered in Detroit, is the largest cancer research and provider network in Michigan and has 14 treatment locations. Cancer patients have increased access to advanced cancer care in communities throughout the state. This provides an extra level of comfort and peace of mind to patients and their families, knowing they can receive the best care locally.
Caring for approximately 14,000 new patients annually andconducting more than 800 cancer-specific scientific investigation programs and clinical trials, Karmanos is among the nation’s best cancer centers. Karmanos offers one of the largest clinical trials program in the nation, giving patients access to more than 100 promising new treatments often available only at Karmanos.
Through the commitment of 1,000 staff, including nearly 300 faculty members, and supported by thousands of volunteer and financial donors, Karmanos strives to prevent, detect and eradicate cancer. Our long-term partnership with the Wayne State University School of Medicine enhances the collaboration of critical research and academics related to cancer care.