Welcome to Cancer Services

susandusseau2Since 1948, our mission has been to provide personal and compassionate cancer support, education, and prevention services to Midland, Clare, and Gladwin counties. We work to improve the quality of life of our clients and the health of our community. You can find the resources, support, and activities you need right here, and all of our services are free of charge. Facing cancer can be overwhelming. Don’t go it alone. We are here to help.

Susan Dusseau Executive Director


Complete Cancer Services Calendar


Golfathon2014 Golf-A-Thon Coming September 9, 2014!

This great event raises money to help support local families through the emotional and financial challenges of cancer.

How does it work?

Golfers seek pledges totaling $2500 or more from friends, family, neighbors, and associates. Then starting at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, September 9, the golfers tee off and complete 100 holes of golf in the next four to six hours at the beautiful Sandy Ridge Golf Course. Breakfast, a mid-day break for lunch, and a special dinner celebration are provided for all golfers.

These wonderful folks are golfing in the 2014 Golf-A-Thon:

Gregg Clark

Denny Milliman

Bill Gagliardi

Ann Beck

Larry Lindsey

Mikael Nelander

Rich Juday


Robb Boerner

Lori Jones

Amy Wilson

Would you like to golf in the Golf-A-Thon or pledge to support one of our golfers? Visit our Golf-A-Thon page to find out more. Want to sponsor the Golf-A-Thon? Visit our Golf Events Sponsorship Page.


Brian Vander Ark benefit concert rescheduled

Brian Vander Ark is coming back to Midland on Wednesday, September 10th, for his eighth annual concert! The concert will start at 6 pm on the front lawn of Dow Diamond, and there is a suggested donation of $15 to benefit Midland Cancer Services. Hope to see you there!


2014 Elsa U. Pardee Memorial Cancer Lecture

Dr. Cheryl Rock will be giving a lecture on the relationship between diet and physical activity to cancer risk and progression on Tuesday, October 7th at 6 pm. The lecture will be held in the Towsley Auditorium in the MidMichigan Medical Center in Midland. Dr. Rock has a doctoral degree in nutritional sciences and active in research in her field, as she has written over 240 scientific papers and book chapters.

Cancer Services is looking for a new Executive Director

After many years of dedicated service, Susan Dusseau is retiring at the end of the year from her position as Cancer Services Executive Director. We wish Susan all the best, but now we need to hire a new Executive Director. If you are interested in applying for this position, please review our job description and application instructions. Do you know someone who would be perfect for the job? Please send them this information.