Outreach Programs and Events

Throughout the year, the MCA offers a variety of outreach programs focused on cancer prevention, screening, early detection and survivorship, which are conducted at member sites and other sites across the region. Some programs can be offered in Spanish. Through a site visit and assessment, the MCA staff will work with members to determine the most appropriate outreach programs to best serve the members' needs and address the cancer burden in that area. Programs include:

The Kansas Masonic Foundation is hosting 22 screenings
across Kansas in 2015. Upcoming screenings include:

March 21st, 9am-12pm - Ellsworth, KS  (Call 785-810-8015 for details)

April 11, 9am-12pm - Fredonia, KS (Call 620-330-6400 for details)

April 18, 9am-12pm - Baldwin City, KS (Call 913-980-3382 for details)

April 25, 9am-12pm - Syracuse, KS (Call 620-384-4030 for details)

For those who are thinking about kicking the smoking habit:

Cancer Center Kitchen Therapy logoCooking Up Comfort

Cancer patients, their families and caregivers are invited to join us for free cooking demonstrations & tips on ways to make food appealing and enhance appetites.

At 12 pm on the 3rd Thursday of each month from January-October, KU Medical Center dieticians will prepare recipes, share nutrition advice and answer questions to help cancer patients cook-up comfort in the kitchen. The program takes place in the KU Clinical Research Center Test Kitchen at 4350 Shawnee Mission Parkway and at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center in Great Bend, KS.

Attendance is free but space is limited. To register call 913-945-7624

April 2013 Recipes:
Salmon Salad
Creamy Mashed Cauliflower
Sweet Apple Walnut Kale

May 2013 Recipes:
Cumin-Crusted Salmon
Broccoli Cauliflower Salad
Quick Lemon and Garlic Quinoa

June 2013 Recipes:
Curried Lentils and Cauliflower
Massaged Kale & Currant Salad
Chocolate Avo-Almond Pudding

July 2013 Recipes:
Veggie Burgers
Herb Burgers
Cucumber Salad

August 2013 Recipes:
Gingered Melon
Corn & Tomato Salad

September 2013 Recipes:
Sweet Potato Salad
Tomato Basil Chicken Soup
Salad with Green Goddess Dressing

October 2013 Recipes:
Orange-Pistacho Pilaf, Pumpkin Mousse & Swiss Chard with Cranberry Vinaigrette

January 2014 Recipes:
Walnut & Cranberry Studded Greens
Whipped Sweet Potatoes
Veggie Chili with Portobello Mushrooms

February 2014 Recipes:
Quick & Easy Kale Chips
Garlic & Rosemary Bean Dip
Curried Lentils & Cauliflower

March 2014 Recipes:
Creamy Cashew Chicken Chowder
Spring Greens Salad
April 2014 Recipes:
Ginger & Turmeric Spring Carrot Soup
Asian Chicken Salad

May 2014 Recipes:
Chicken Salad Wraps
Sunflower Pate Wraps
Super Salad

June 2014 Recipes:
Black Bean Salad
Fish Tacos with Citrus Slaw
Blackberry Vinaigrette

July 2014 Recipes:
Dairy-Free Ranch Dressing
Black Bean & Quinoa Salad
Triple Greens

August 2014 Recipes:
Gazpacho Soup
Herb-infused Burgers
Lemon Parsley Pesto

September 2014 Recipes:
Quick Pasta Sauce
Spaghetti Squash
Turkey Meatloaf

October 2014 Recipes:
Creamy Cashew Chicken Chowder
Veggie Chili with Portobello Mushrooms
Focaccia with Flax Seed (gluten-free)

January 2015 Recipes:
Cream of Broccoli Soup
Ginger Miso Soup
Orange Wasabi Slaw

February 2015 Recipes:
Veggie Pizza with Almond Flour Crust
Carrot, Cabbage and Kale Salad
Lemon Parsely Pesto

March 2015 Recipes:
Chicken with Shitake Mushrooms and Lemon Quinoa
Super Power Green Salad

Additional Recipes:
Asparagus, Basil, Shallot Spring Frittata
Berry Tart in Raw Pecan Crust
Miracle Microwave Muffin Recipe
Quinoa Breakfast Cereal

Cut fat, Cut cancer cookbook graphic

For more great recipes, take a look at the Cut Fat, Cut Cancer cookbook from MCA-member, Stormont-Vail

Last modified: Mar 17, 2015