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

2nd Annual Get Your Colon Rollin' 5K Run/Walk

Colon Rollin' Logo
  • The Get Your Colon Rollin' 5K Run / Walk to promote colon cancer awareness was held on June 7th
  • View the race results and photos

Great American Smokeout

  • The 5C annually is involved in the Great American Smokeout
  • This year the Great American Smokeout will be November 20th
  • Learn More About The Event and 5C activities

Freshstart® Smoking Cessation Classes

FreshStart® Smoking Cessation classes will be held in the Bronson Battle Creek Cancer Care Center, Conference Room, from 5:30 to 7:00 pm on October 7, 9, 14, and 16. For more details about this program and for registration information please visit the Bronson Healthcare FreshStart Smoking Cessation Program page. (See also the Cessation Information section of the Tobacco/Lung Cancer focus area page of this website.)

  Get Involved!

Helping HandsVolunteer 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.