MCA News & Communications

The Midwest Cancer Alliance offers numerous support services for its members, including assistance and collaboration on marketing and public relations initiatives that help inform and promote the member's participation in local cancer research, outreach and/or treatment. 

For more information about Communications Services available for MCA members, please contact MCA's Communications Manager

For media inquiries please contact University of Kansas Medical Center Media Relations at 913-617-8698

MCA's External Social Media Policy and Guidelines


A Legacy of Support
Garden City Telegram 10/9/17

Free Cancer Screenings in SE Kansas
KSN TV 10/6/17

Masons Host Free Screening During Columbus Day Festival
Cherokee County News-Advocate 9/27/17

Free Cancer Screening Oct 14
Rural Messenger 9/22/17

HaysMed Cancer Center Earns National Accreditation
Hays Daily News 9/10/17

Cancer Screening During Art in The Park, Marion KS
Peabody Gazette-Bulletin 8/31/17

Free Program for Wichita Breast Cancer Survivors
The Community Voice 8/18/17

Free Cancer Screening During Walnut Homecoming Sept 2
Kansas Public Radio 8/15/17

KU Cancer Center Success Benefits Area
Kansas City Star 8/4/17

Masons Host Cancer Screening in Wellsville
Gardner Edge 8/2/17

Facing Fear of Recurrence
Cure Magazine 7/21/17

Free Cancer Screenings at Summerfest
Junction City Post 7/11/17

Aquatic Center is 'Pool Cool'
Emporia Gazette 7/7/17

Cancer Screening Well Attended
Great Bend Tribune 6/20/17

Free Cancer Screening in Winfield
Cowley County News 6/12/17

Safe Summer Skin Tips
KSHB-TV 6/7/17

Salina Masons Host Free Screening June 24
Abilene Reflector-Chronicle 5/30/17

Pool Cool Teaches Sun Safety to Aquatic Staff
KQTV News 5/25/17

Masons Host Cancer Screening in Merriam
Shawnee Mission Post 5/19/17

Free Screening During Paradise Creek Festival
Hays Daily News 5/16/17

Melanoma Monday Screening Helps Hundreds
Fox 4 TV 5/2/17

Research to Improve Clinical Trial Communications
The Daily Kansan 4/24/17

Free Cancer Screenings in Manhattan & Wamego
WIBW-TV 4/21/17

Masons Hold Free Screenings
KAKE-TV 4/8/17

Strategies to Decrease Loneliness (Pt 2 in Series)
Oncology Nursing News 3/24/17

Masons Host Free Cancer Screenings in Wichita
Wichita Eagle 3/20/17

Free Melanoma Screening at KU Med
KC Chamber News 3/8/17

Loneliness: The New Smoking
Oncology Nursing News 2/22/17

KU Research Aims to Boost Minority Enrollment in Trials
KU News 2/1/17

Free Health Program in Oberlin, Kan
Sunflower State Radio 1/31/17

KU Cancer Center, Children's Mercy Expand Collaboration
KC Buisness Journal 1/25/17

Cancer Screening Kicks Off Holiday Parade
KJHK 12/1/16

Enhanced Cancer Care in Topeka

WIBW  11/15/16

Free Cancer Screening Before Lawrence Xmas Parade
KPR Radio 11/4/16

Options Abound for Cancer Patients in SW Kansas
Garden City Telegram 10/15/16

Chemobrain Research Can Help Nurses and Patients 

Onc. Nursing News 10/7/16

Leave A Legacy Honors Those with Cancer
Garden City Telegram 10/1/16

KU Cancer Center Teamwork Behind NCI-CCC Application

KCUR 9/26/16

HaysMed and KU Hospital Partner to Improve Rural Care
Hays Post 9/9/16

Cancer Screening During Indian Summer Days
Alva Review-Courier 9/6/16

Free Cancer Screenings in Wichita
Wichita Eagle 8/26/16

Cancer Fatigue: Ways to Regain Energy

Sunflower State Radio 8/22/16

Outpacing Melanoma Screening

KMAN News Radio 8/12/16

Masons Host Free Screening
High Plains Public Radio 8/8/16

Lifeguards Teach Sun Safety
Fox4 News 8/1/16

Reduce Stress, Speed Recovery from Surgery
KQNK FM/AM 7/26/16

Free Cancer Screening July 30
The Shawnee Dispatch 7/25/16

Pool Cool: Skin Cancer Meets its Match 7/20/16

Kitchen Therapy Featured on Newsome House Calls
KSHB-TV 6/24/16

Cancer Coalition Forming in Saline County
Salina Journal 6/11/16

Conquering Lymphoma

SRHC HealthBeat,
Summer 2016

Safe in the Sun, Pool
KSAL Radio 5/18/16

Tammy Walker Cancer Center Offers Free Screening
Salina Journal 5/13/16

Hundreds Attend Free Cancer Screening
Fox 4 News 5/2/16

St Catherine's Recruits Cancer Surviors for Boot Camp

Garden City Telegram 4/29/16

Health Partnership Raises HPV Vaccine Awareness
KC Business Journal 4/15/16

Free Skin Cancer Screenings at KU Med 

KMBZ News 4/28/16

Smoking Cessation Program in SW Kansas
Garden City Telegram 4/23/16

Masons Announce $5 Million MCA Endowment
Lawrence Journal World 4/4/16

Ongoing Issues with Clinical Trial Insurance Coverage
OncLive 3/29/16

Kansas Masons Celebrate 160th Anniversary
WIBW-TV  3/18/16

Minority Perceptions of Oncology Clinical Trials
Clinical Leader 3/14/16

Study of Cancer Clinical Trial Perceptions  2/23/16

HPV Film in Barton County
Great Bend Tribune 2/18/16

Free Health Services at Via Christi Pittsburg
Pittsburg Morning Sun 2/15/16

Douglas County Masons Team With KU Physicians
Lawrence Journal World 2/10/16

Kansas Masons Screen Record Number for Cancer
Emporia Gazette 2/9/16

Breast Cancer in Kansas
Hays Post 2/4/16

Komen Conversation and HPV Awareness Events
Great Bend Tribune 2/3/16

Nurse Navigators Key to Survivorship Transition
Oncology Nurse Advisor 1/15/16

HPV Vaccines Recommended by Oncologists
Great Bend Tribune 1/7/16

HPV Cancer Event Jan 7
Salina Post 1/6/15

Masons Host Record Number of Cancer Screenings  1/5/16

Healthy Lifestyle Helps Reduce Cancer Recurrence
Cure Magazine 12/16/15

Free Cancer Screening at Winter Festival

Osage County News 12/2/15

Citizens Med Center in Colby Joins MCA
Salina Journal 11/20/15

KU Cancer Center Trial is Future of Treatment 
Florida Reporter 11/4/15

Clinical Trials Drive Progress Against Cancer
KC Business Journal  10/30/15

Two MCA Oncologists Among Best in Region
Ingram's Magazine  Fall 2015

Health Officials Stress Importance of HPV Vaccine

Great Bend Tribune 10/19/15

Emporia Masons Host Free Screening
KSNT-TV 10/12/15

Free Screening in Emporia, October 17
The Emporia Gazette 10/6/15

Free Cancer Screening in Emporia
WIBW TV  10/16/15

Leave a Legacy Run Supports Cancer Care in SW Kansas
Garden City Telegram 9/30/15

Specialized Support Helps Pediatric Cancer Survivors
Oncology Nursing News 9/23/15

Free Cancer Screening, Oct 3
High Plains Leader & Times 9/19/15

Free Cancer Screening in South Wichita
KWCH-TV 9/17/15

Team Approach to Screenings
Wichita Eagle 9/1/15

Study to Improve Quality of Life for Survivors
KSNT-TV 8/31/15

Better Nutrition,Better Health
McCook Gazette 8/28/15

Healthy Habits Promoted Through Kitchen Therapy
KC Star 8/19/15

Telemedicine Helping Rural Cancer Patients
CURE magazine 8/18/15

ITV Health Programs Reach Hundreds in Rural Areas
KUMC 8/5/15

Childhood Cancer Survivors Face Long-Term Effects
Newsweek 7/23/1

Free Health Screenings in Pittsburg
KOAM TV 7/18/15

Melanoma Rates Increasing in Kansas
Emporia Gazette 7/10/15

Leave A Legacy Brings Hope to Cancer Patients
Garden City Telegram 7/10/15

Skin Cancer Rates On The Rise In KS
KSN-TV 6/17/15

Free Cancer Screening in McPherson
McPherson Sentinel 6/11/15

Cancer Survivors Day Emphasizes Needs of Patients
Medical Daily 6/5/15

Free screening at June Jaunt
Western Times 6/4/15

Masonic Lodges Co-host Cancer Screening
Hutchinson News 5/19/15

Free Cancer Screening in Marion County
Peabody Gazette-Bulletin 5/13/15

Helping Cancer Patients Get Their Zzzzs

Oncology Nursing News 5/12/15

HPV Vaccinations Rates Lowest in KS
KCUR 5/5/15

Melanoma Monday Screening
KMBZ 5/4/15

Free Cancer Screening in North-Central KS
Minneapolis Messenger 4/16/15

Bringing the Latest Cancer Treatments to Rural KS

KPR 4/8/15

Children's Mercy,Stowers and KU form NCI Consortium
KCUR 4/7/15

Free Cancer Screening During Minne-K Day 4/6/15

St. Catherine Breast Center Receives Accreditation
Garden City Telegram 3/6/15

Truman Advancing Cancer Research
KCPT/KCUR/90.9 FM  2/25/15

Winter Blues Topic of Health Presentation
Great Bend Tribune 2/12/15

Cancer Research Partnership with Truman Medical Centers 2/9/15

Cancer Treatment with KU Origins in 2nd Clinical Trial
KU News, 2/3/15

KC Patient Responding to Innovative Melanoma Treatment
KSHB 1/7/15

Missouri Law Aids Breast Cancer Education
KCTV 12/31/14

Hays Med to Offer Latest Radiation Treatment
Hays Daily News 12/20/14

Endowment Supports Cancer Care in Central KS
Great Bend Tribune 12/14/14

Survivors of Childhood Cancer Get Help
Kansas City Star 12/5/14

Survivorship Transition Clinic Opens
KC Nursing News, Dec 2014

One Family, Four 'Driven to Cure' License Plates
Great Bend Post 11/24/14

Clinic Opens for Survivors of Childhood Cancer
Fox 4 News 11/6/14

Cancer Center Doubles in Size
Great Bend Tribune 11/4/14

Clinic Opening for Survivors of Childhood Cancer
KMBZ-AM 11/4/14

MCA Opens Cancer Survivorship Clinic
Kansas City Business Journal 10/22/14

Free Stess Management Program in Oberlin
Oberlin Herald 10/15/14

Girard Homecoming Includes Cancer Screening
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 10/9/14

10k Run Supports Cancer Research in Garden City
Garden City Telegram, 10/6/14

Benefits of Kitchen Therapy
Great Bend Tribune, 10/7/14

Driven to Cure Plates Support Cancer Research Across Kan
KUMed News, 10/1/2014

Cancer screening at Louisburg Ciderfest
Louisburg Herald, 9/24/14

MCA Brings Screenings to Women's Expo
Great Bend Tribune, 9/19/14

An Apple a Day Gets Docs to Stay

Gardner Edge, 9/19/14

Bike & BBQ Event Helps Pediatric Cancer Survivors
KUMC News, 9/16/14

Cancer Wellness Program at Via Christi
The Wichita Eagle, 9/7/14

Free Cancer Screening in Pittsburg
Lamar Democrat, 9/3/14

KU dietitian shares benefits of Kitchen Therapy
Great Bend Tribune, 8/11/14

Calling on Cancer's A-Team
U.S. News & World Report, 8/11/14

Heartland Cancer Center Expansion
Great Bend Tribune, 7/25/14

Advancing cancer care
Garden City Telegram, 6/26/14

Saving Lives in Rural Kansas, 6/26/14

Free cancer screening in Pomona
Osage County News, 6/13/14

Cancer Survivors Rally
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 6/2/14

Cancer screening a life saver for Kansans
Gardner Edge, 5/28/14

Fatigue Management Program at St Rose
Great Bend Tribune, 5/12/14

MCA funds collaborative bone cancer research
Kansas City Business Journal, 5/8/14

Addressing Sexual Concerns in Cancer Survivors
Oncology Nursing News, 5/7/14

Free Masonic Foundation Cancer Screening in Parsons
Parsons Sun, 5/6/14

Melanoma Message: Get Checked Today
WDAF-TV, 4/30/14

Outpacing Melanoma & MCA host skin cancer events
KC Star 4/30/14

Via Christi Pittsburg Cancer Center receives reaccreditation
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 4/11/14

Free Cancer Screenings Across KS
Advances, May 2014

Osteosarcoma research funded by MCA
KU Medical Center News, April-May 2014

Kitchen Therapy at St Rose
Great Bend Tribune, 5/7/14

Sleep & Stress are Topics of ITV Presentation
Great Bend Tribune, 4/11/14

Cutting Edge of Oncology Care
Northland Lifestyle Magazine, April 2014

Via Christi finalist for LIVESTRONG Music Therapy Grant
KWCH News, 3/25/14

Olathe Medical Center joins MCA
Olathe Edge, 3/10/14

Yoga in Chairs available via ITV
Great Bend Tribune, 3/11/14

Free Cancer Screening in Gardner, KS
Gardner Edge, 3/5/2014

New Life After Cancer Treatment
Garden City Telegram, 3/5/2014

Cancer Center Expansion at Truman Med
KC Star, 2/27/2014

Masonic Foundation's Free Cancer Screenings
Topeka Capital-Journal, 2/23/2014

MCA Funding Partners supported in Great Bend
Great Bend Tribune, 2/21/14

Cancer Survivor Program in Emporia
Emporia Gazette, 2/20/14

KU Med research shows Vitamin C benefits cancer patients
Science Daily, 2/10/14

Volunteer shift at screening is life saver for KS Mason
Minneapolis Messenger, 2/6/14

Cancer Survivor Program Returns
Great Bend Tribune, 2/8/14

Cancer Center Expansion in Hays
Hays Post, 1/28/14

Kansas Mason gets life-saving advice at screening
Salina Radio, 1/24/14

Reaching Cancer Survivors Across KS
KPR, 1/21/14

Humor Therapy for Cancer Patients
Great Bend Tribune, 2/4/14

Oncologist urges patients to consider clinical trials
Great Bend Tribune, 1/18/14

MCA's Kitchen Therapy Cooks Up Comfort
Tastebud Magazine, Jan/Feb 2014

Children's Mercy, KUMC Form Teaching Partnership
KC Business Journal, Jan 6, 2014

North Kansas City Hospital Joins MCA
Jan 2, 2014

Get Involved to Get Ahead
Oncology Nursing News, Dec 30, 2013

Turning Point & KU Hospital celebrate 1st year
Kansas City Kansan, Nov 26, 2013

New Guidelines Recommend Lung Screening for Smokers
WDAF, Nov 21, 2013

WellCar designed to bring primary care to rural KS
University of Kansas News, Nov 18, 2013

Cancer research & technology in Garden City
Garden City Telegram. Nov 13, 2013

Music therapy for cancer patients
Great Bend Tribune, Nov 12, 2013

Alliance Aids Patients
Hays Daily News, Oct 25, 2013

Cancer Center expands breast care services in Great Bend
Great Bend Tribune, Oct 12, 2013

MCA Nurse Navigators in the Spotlight
KU Medical Center, Oct 2013

Kitchen Therapy Fundraiser Among Local Efforts to Support Cancer Programs
Kansas City Star, Oct13, 2013

MCA's 5th Anniversary
A message from KU Medical Center's EVC, October 2013

Race in Garden City Benefits St Catherine's MCA Membership
The Garden City Telegram, September 27, 2013

Central Care Cancer Center Celebrates 10 years in Lyon County
Emporia Gazette, August 30, 2013

Wilson, Kansas Man Benefits from ITV
KU Medical Center. August 2013.

Free Cancer Screening Planned for Herzogfest
KRSL Radio. July 25, 2013.

Palliative Care Comforts Patients at KU Hospital, Children's Mercy and Truman
Kansas City Star Magazine. June 29, 2013.

MCA Providing More Local Cancer Treatment Options
Kansas Health Institute. June 13, 2013.

St. Rose Sponsors Transitions Classes for Cancer Patients
Great Bend Tribune. June 8, 2013.

Truman Medical Center to Expand Cancer Treatment Center
The Kansas City Star. June 3, 2013.

Cooking Classes for Cancer Patients Offer a Menu for Recovery
The Kansas City Star. May 28, 2013.

Free Cancer Talk at St. Rose Focuses on Emotions of Cancer Patients May 10, 2013.

Couple Gives $2.5 Million for Nurse Navigator Program
Wyandotte Daily News. April 29, 2013

Husband Credits Symptom Management Team for Extending Wife's Life May 28, 2013.

Truman Medical Center to Expand Cancer Treatment Center
The Kansas City Star. June 3, 2013.

Cooking Classes for Cancer Patients Offer a Menu for Recovery
The Kansas City Star. May 28, 2013.

Free Cancer Talk at St. Rose Focuses on Emotions of Cancer Patients May 10, 2013.

Couple Gives $2.5 Million for Nurse Navigator Program
Wyandotte Daily News. April 29, 2013.

UKanQuit: The University of Kansas' Patient Tobacco Cessation Program
Partnership for Prevention. April 2013.

MCA Collaborator Davis Inducted into KU Women's Hall of Fame
Lawrence Journal World. April 9, 2013

Wichita a Leader in Clinical Trials
The Wichita Eagle. February 28, 2013.

Lawrence Memorial Named to Top 100 Hospitals
Truven Health Analytics. March 6, 2013.

Hays is the Site of a Key Breast Cancer Trial
KUMC News. March 1, 2013

Smokers Use Hotline to Reclaim Years of Their Lives
The Kansas City Star. February 8, 2013.

Fundraising Council to Generate Support for Midwest Cancer Alliance
KU Today. February 6, 2013.

Barton Community College Gives Partnership Award to St. Rose January 23, 2013.

$1M Gift from Kansas Masonic Foundation will Provide Psychological Treatment for Cancer Patients December 11, 2012.

Study Gives Hospital Patients Nudge to Quit Smoking January 31, 2013

$1M Gift from Kansas Masonic Foundation will Provide Psychological Treatment for Cancer Patients December 11, 2012.

$1M Donation to Address Emotional Aspects of Cancer Care
Wyandotte Daily News. December 10, 2012.

KU Hospital Nurse Receives National Magnet Nurse of the Year
Wyandotte Daily News. November 19, 2012.

Topekans Enjoy Excellent Medical Network November 3, 2012.

Turning Point to Combine with The University of Kansas Hospital October 30, 2012.

Stormont-Vail's Collaboration with Cancer Group Increases
Topeka Capital-Journal. October 30, 2012.

NFL Funds KCK Breast Cancer Project
Wyandotte Daily News. October 24, 2012.

Art Offers Hope for Cancer Survivors October 19, 2012.

Cancer Survivorship Training Partners with Midwest Cancer Alliance
KC Business Journal. October 16, 2012.

New Cancer Plan Emphasizes Prevention
Kansas Health Institute. October 5, 2012.

Dr. Mathew Says Survival Rate Improving October 9, 2012.

Kansas City Area Hospitals Pledge $2M More to Cancer Research Efforts
Kansas City Business Journal. September 5, 2012.

Kansas Gains NCI Designation
Association of American Cancer Institutes. September 2012.

Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg Talks KUCC Benefits
The Morning Sun. August 4, 2012.

Lawrence Memorial Hospital's New Partnership with MCA to Increase Access to Clinical Trials.
WellCommons. July 23, 2012.

KU Cancer Center Director Visits Hays Med
Hays Daily News. July 19, 2012.

Salina to Benefit from KU Cancer Center's NCI Designation
Salina Journal. July 18, 2012.

KU's NCI Designation to Benefit Topeka Cancer Patients July 12, 2012.

The University of Kansas Cancer Center has been selected for National Cancer Institute designation.
July 12, 2012

Ovarian Transplants May Preserve Fertility in Young Cancer Survivors July 6, 2012.

Children's Mercy Signs Agreements with Pearl River Hospital in China
June 2012.

Navigator Carol Bush Blogs on Self-Care Strategies
ONS Connect. June 2012.

Children's Mercy Unveils New Medical Transport Aircraft
June 26, 2012.

Truman Medical, KU, Other Hospitals Already Embracing Reforms
Kansas City Business Journal. June 22, 2012.

Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics Recognized as One of the Best by U.S. News and World Report.
June 5, 2012

Stormont-Vail CEO Retires, Randy Peterson Steps Up
Wichita Business Journal. June 4, 2012

Breast Cancer Survivor Benefits from KU Weight Loss Study Funded by American Cancer Society
WellCommons. May 29, 2012

CEO Bob Page: Transformational Leadership at The University of Kansas Hospital
Becker's Hospital Review. May 25, 2012

St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center Joins Midwest Cancer Alliance
St. Rose News. May 15, 2012.

The Great Health Reform Debate: Maynard Oliverius
Kansas Health Institute. May 10, 2012.

Conferences, Conferences, I love Conferences May 9, 2012.

Telehealth Network Can be Used to Certify Nurses in Chemotherapy Biotherapy May 4, 2012.

Nurse Navigator Carol Bush on the MCA Telehealth Network May 7, 2012.

Telehealth Brings the Virtual Classroom to Rural Providers
Fierce Health IT. May 7, 2012.

MCA Nurse Shares Lessons in Cancer Care After Natural Disaster May 2012

You Can Teach an Old Drug New Tricks
SRxA's Word on Health. April 30, 2012.

Truman Medical Centers and St. Luke's Cancer Institute Named Komen Grantees April 27, 2012

Coming Together April 22, 2012

Truman Medical Centers' Bluford Honored April 16, 2012.

KU Cancer Center Names Lead Physician March 29, 2012

NIH Funding is Key to Nation's Health
Kansas City March 29, 2012

KU Cancer Center Director Encouraged After NCI Reviewers' Visit March 6, 2012

KU Heralds Opening of New Research Center in Fairway February 29, 2012

Clinical Cancer Trials: Not just for AMCs (free log-in required) January 9, 2012

Kansas State's Johnson Cancer Research Center Launches 1st Annual Publication
February 2012. Kansas State University

MCA Collaborator Nurse Named 2012 Woman of Distinction
January 2012. KC Community News

Last modified: Oct 26, 2017