MCL - Section 333.9501

Act 368 of 1978

333.9501 Breast cancer mortality reduction program; creation; scope.

Sec. 9501.

     The breast cancer mortality reduction program is created in the department. The program shall include, but is not limited to, all of the following:
    (a) Professional education programs for health professionals to develop state-of-the-art skills in cancer screening, diagnosis, referral, treatment, and rehabilitation.
    (b) Public education programs to assist the public in understanding all of the following:
    (i) The benefits of regular breast cancer screening.
    (ii) How to make the best use of the medical care system for cancer screening, diagnosis, referral, treatment, and rehabilitation.
    (iii) The available options for treatment of cancer.
    (c) An applied research and community demonstration grant program that provides grants to local communities to demonstrate and evaluate 1 or more of the following:
    (i) Methods to reduce cancer morbidity and mortality.
    (ii) Economical and effective methods of providing access to breast cancer screening, diagnosis, referral, treatment, and rehabilitation services for populations with higher than expected rates of breast cancer morbidity or mortality.

History: Add. 1989, Act 56, Imd. Eff. June 16, 1989
Compiler's Notes: For transfer of certain powers and duties of the center for health promotion and chronic disease prevention from the department of public health to the director of the department community health, see E.R.O. No. 1996-1, compiled at MCL 330.3101 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.
Popular Name: Act 368