If you or a loved one has cancer, the U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center offers the Cancer AnswerLine™ to answer your questions. Patients, faculty and staff, family members, and the community will get a personal response from an experienced oncology registered nurse. Nurses are available Monday through Friday to answer your cancer-related questions. Call 800-865-1125 or use this online form to ask a question. Learn more.
The U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center and MHealthy has partnered with the National Cancer Institute to offer university faculty and staff Tips4Health, a text messaging program designed to help you meet your health goals and adopt behaviors known to reduce cancer risk. With Tips4Health, you can pick which behaviors to work on: eat healthier, exercise more, or quit smoking. As a bonus, the first 1,000 participants to complete the program will get $20! To get started, text TIPS to (734) 212-5123 or learn more and register here.
Cancer Prevention Tips
It is estimated that two-thirds of all cancer cases are linked to environmental causes, many of these are linked to lifestyle factors that can be modified. Here are healthy lifestyle tips to help reduce your risk.
Potential Signs and Symptoms of Cancer
Treatment works best when cancer is found early. Here is a list of potential signs and symptoms of cancer as well as screening resources available at U-M.
Developed by the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, these articles provide in-depth information on breast cancer.
- Breast density and breast cancer risk
- Including men in breast cancer genetic counseling
- How does your diet rate when it comes to breast cancer prevention?
- Men can and do get breast cancer
Additional breast cancer resources and information is available from the U-M Cancer Center.
Developed by the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, these articles provide in-depth information on skin cancer.
- Squamous cell skin cancer, what is it?
- Risk factors for skin cancers: understand them and take action
- Skin cancer precautions can result in vitamin D deficiency
- Checking to detect skin cancer
- Mobile app helps with skin cancer screening
- Skin cancer and genetics
Additional skin cancer information and resources is available from the U-M Cancer Center.