Welcome to the 5C

The Calhoun County Cancer Control Coalition (5C) is a group of individuals working together to reduce the cancer burden in Calhoun County through community collaboration.

The Priority Areas of the 5C are Tobacco/Lung Cancer Prevention, Prostate Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, and Breast Cancer.

Support the 5C by Making a Contribution.

  Coming Events & Initiatives

Free Colonoscopy Program

ColonInterested in having a free colonoscopy? Do you fit the following criteria?

  • Live in Calhoun County?
  • No insurance or a very high deductible?
  • 200% of poverty level or below?
  • 50 years old or have a family history of colon cancer?
  • Have transportation to and from the medical facility?

If you, or someone you know, answered "Yes" to all of the questions, please contact Vicki Easterwood at Community Healthcare Connections at 269-425-7948 (in Battle Creek area) or 517-629-6578 (in Albion area).

3rd Annual Get Your Colon Rollin' 5K Run/Walk

  • Colon Rollin LogoSave the Date:
    The 3rd annual Get Your Colon Rollin' 5K Run / Walk to promote colon cancer awareness will be held on June 6th, 2015
  • Register now for the 3rd annual race

Nicotine Anonymous

  • Nicotine Anonymous LogoThe 5C supports Nicotine Anonymous
  • Download a Flyer to learn more about this program
    Depending upon your browser, the flyer will open in a new window and/or immediately be downloaded to your computer. If you do not have Adobe Reader, you may download it for free from the Adobe website.

  Get Involved!

VolunteerVolunteer to Help

The 5C uses volunteers to help with a variety of activities. Visit our Volunteer page to learn more.

If you have any questions about the Cancer Control Coalition, please visit the Contact Us page on this site.


The 5C meets bi-monthly on the first Wednesday of February, April, June, August, October, and December at 5:30 pm in the Bronson Battle Creek Cancer Center Conference Room.

  Did You Know?

Be sure to follow our Did You Know page for tidbits of information, notes on the progress of initiatives, and just useful facts.