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2012 Releases

December 11, 2012 - Capturing circulating cancer cells could provide insights into how disease spreads

December 11, 2012 - Anti-aging gene identified as tumor suppressor in mice, research finds

December 9, 2012 - New drug cuts risk of deadly transplant side effect in half

December 7, 2012 - Cognitive problems may be present before chemotherapy in women with breast cancer

December 5, 2012 - Ponatinib acts against the most resistant types of chronic myeloid leukemia

December 4, 2012 - Drug shows promise in prostate cancer spread to bone

December 4, 2012 - U-M study finds overuse of diagnostic imaging prevalent in patients with early stage breast cancer

November 27, 2012 - Most women who have double mastectomy don't need it  En Español

November 12, 2012 - Spread of human melanoma cells in mice correlates with clinical outcomes in patients, study finds

October 29, 2012 - U-M Cancer Center gets $28.4 million grant from NCI

October 17, 2012 - SARC receives $11.5 million award for collaborative translational sarcoma research

October 8, 2012 - U-M startup Compendia Bioscience acquired by Life Technologies

October 8, 2012 - The University of Michigan's Breast Oncology Program to Benefit from QVC Presents 'FFANY Shoes on Sale'

October 1, 2012 - Smoking, heavy drinking linked to earlier onset of pancreatic cancer

September 25, 2012 - Improving cancer treatment through better decisions

September 10, 2012 - Researchers find 2 gene mutations drive adrenal cancer

August 30, 2012 - Chemicals today, drugs tomorrow: U-M's new Center for Drug Discovery

August 28, 2012 - U-M Health System and MidMichigan Health Seek to Affiliate in Novel Partnership

August 24, 2012 - Michigan congressional delegation hears case for continued federal funding of cancer research

August 23, 2012 - Prostate Cancer Survival Rates Improved Since Introduction of PSA Testing

August 16, 2012 - Creating a future of personalized medicine: U-M forms nonprofit joint venture for advanced DNA diagnostics

August 7, 2012 - New program to create transformational hub for cancer research at University of Michigan

July 25, 2012 - Researchers find driver of breast cancer stem cell metastasis

July 19, 2012 - Inflammatory pathway spurs cancer stem cells to resist HER2-targeted breast cancer treatment

July 17, 2012 - U-M hospital care is the best in the state and among the best in the nation, says new ranking

July 16, 2012 - Unmet needs: adolescents and young adult cancer patients lack psychological, social support

July 9, 2012 - U-M offers new skin cancer mobile app

July 9, 2012 - New Guideline Provides Evidence-based Recommendations on Use of Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for Melanoma Staging in the United States

June 22, 2012 - U-M Cancer Center doctor wins state honor

June 19, 2012 - Inhibiting Hedgehog signaling pathway may improve pancreatic cancer treatment

June 12, 2012 - Male doctors make $12K more per year than female doctors  En Español

June 4, 2012 - Antidepressant helps relieve pain from chemotherapy, study finds  En Español

June 4, 2012 - Intermittent hormone therapy for prostate cancer inferior to continuous therapy  En Español

May 21, 2012 - U-M Cancer Survivors' Day event celebrates hope

May 21, 2012 - Large-scale study finds treatment standard for rare cancer

May 15, 2012 - 'Fertilizing' bone marrow helps answer why some cancers spread to bones

May 14, 2012 - Men's Fellowship Breakfast event to focus on healthy eating, nutrition

May 14, 2012 - Staging and Risk Stratification of Thyroid Cancer Improved with SPECT/CT

May 4, 2012 - U-M Cancer Center web chat focuses on genetic risk factors for skin cancer

April 30, 2012 - U-M cancer nurse wins national caregiver award

April 24, 2012 - Breast cancer patients choosing surgery without learning their options

April 24, 2012 - Outpatient surgery patients also at risk for dangerous blood clots

April 24, 2012 - Registration now open for 2012 University of Michigan Men's Football Experience

April 17, 2012 - Kidney cancer patients do better when whole kidney is not removed, U-M study shows

April 16, 2012 - U-M Cancer Center to offer free throat cancer screenings April 28

April 16, 2012 - Decision guide reduced uncertainty over breast cancer prevention, study finds   En Español

April 16, 2012 - Improving genetic testing for cancer

April 11, 2012 - Michigan cancer programs follow care guidelines for common cancers, study finds

April 2, 2012 - Cancer Stem Cell Vaccine in Development Shows Antitumor Effect

April 2, 2012 - Stand Up To Cancer and Prostate Cancer Foundation announce new 'dream team'

March 27, 2012 - U-M experts available to discuss U.S. Supreme Court developments in Myriad Genetics case

March 19, 2012 - Hot topics for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March 13, 2012 - NCCN Announces New Guidelines for Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Oncology

March 13, 2012 - Studies show that CYP2D6 genotype does not predict tamoxifen benefit

March 12, 2012 - University of Michigan Health System offers free cervical cancer screening March 24 in Ann Arbor

February 29, 2012 - Lilly Oncology on Canvas art exhibition on display at U-M Cancer Center

February 28, 2012 - Fewer women need repeat breast cancer surgeries with new service at U-M

February 16, 2012 - Carmen R. Green, M.D., joins national committee addressing chronic pain

February 10, 2012 - UMClinicalStudies.org registers 10,000th research volunteer

February 8, 2012 - U-M Cancer Center hosts online chat to answer questions about lung cancer

February 6, 2012 - U-M researcher receives grant to develop new approaches to treat Ewing's sarcoma

January 31, 2012 - Gene linked to pancreatic cancer growth, U-M study finds

January 25, 2012 - Avastin, Sutent increase breast cancer stem cells, U-M study shows

January 20, 2012 - New technology allows CT scans to be done with a fraction of the conventional radiation dose

January 17, 2012 - Natural enzyme provides potential new approach for treating graft-vs-host-disease

January 16, 2012 - New indicator may help identify patients with increased risk from throat cancer

January 13, 2012 - Software for analyzing digital pathology images proving its usefulness

January 12, 2012 - University of Michigan Health System and Verizon Wireless offer free cervical cancer screening Jan. 21 in Livonia

January 12, 2012 - Researchers find first major gene mutation associated with hereditary prostate cancer risk

January 11, 2012 - Update: Cancer Center clinical areas reopen Jan 12 after water line break

January 10, 2012 - Water line break on U-M Medical Campus impacts some care

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2011 Releases

December 21, 2011 - 'Tis the season for turkey, gravy, pie and acid reflux

December 16, 2011 - First-of-its-kind surgery helps cancer patient keep her voice

December 15, 2011 - Understanding how cancer spreads: New single-cell monitoring technique could give insights

November 30 - Genetic sequencing could help match patients with biomarker-driven cancer trials, treatments

November 23 - U-M Medical School and MedImmune join forces to accelerate search for new therapies

November 21, 2011 - U-M researchers find genetic rearrangements driving 5 to 7 percent of breast cancers

November 18, 2011 - Cancer vaccine impact may be limited unless drug industry focuses on tumors that are difficult to treat

November 14, 2011 - U-M cancer researcher awarded CDC funding to study screening interventions for those at high risk for hereditary breast cancer

November 8, 2011 - 'I'll Go If You Go' event helps couples learn more about prostate, breast cancer

November 2, 2011 - Researchers reveal potential treatment for sickle cell disease

October 21, 2011 - Biomarker detects graft-versus-host-disease in cancer patients after bone marrow transplant

October 18, 2011 - University of Michigan Health System and Verizon offer free cervical cancer screening Nov. 5 in Flint

October 12, 2011 - SELECT study by U-M based SWOG finds vitamin E raises prostate cancer risk

October 12, 2011 - Ginger Root Supplement Reduced Colon Inflammation Markers

October 11, 2011 - New urine DNA test used with PSA can eliminate unncessary biopsies and reduce fear of overtreatment

October 11, 2011 - 'Shoes on Sale®' event to benefit U-M's Breast Oncology Program

October 3, 2011 - Cell movement provides clues to aggressive breast cancer

September 29, 2011 - U-M Cancer Center to host Dia de la Familia Latina Oct. 9

September 27, 2011 - Hot topics for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

September 26, 2011 - University of Michigan earns $3 million grant to develop treatment for nerve damage

September 22, 2011 - U-M gets $3.5M grant to study breast cancer stem cells and racial disparities

September 21, 2011 - 10 ways to make better decisions about cancer care

September 8, 2011 - U-M candle lighting event remembers those who have died from cancer or a blood disorder

September 6, 2011 - Former U-M football star and Ann Arbor police officer Vada Murray to be honored at cancer benefit

August 30, 2011 - Patients' underlying health linked to worse outcomes for melanoma, U-M study finds

August 29, 2011 - Liver transplant offers new option for rare cancer

August 23, 2011 - 17% of cancer nurses unintentionally exposed to chemotherapy, U-M study finds

August 23, 2011 - Event focuses on prostate cancer research, healthy living for men

August 17, 2011 - Variation in bowel reoperation rates prompts call for better quality measures

August 16, 2011 - Thyroid cancer treatment varies by hospital, U-M study finds

August 8, 2011 - Men have overly optimistic expectations about recovery from prostate cancer surgery, U-M study finds

August 5, 2011 - Sentinel node biopsy safe, effective in head and neck melanomas, U-M study finds   En Español

August 4, 2011 - Urine test shows prostate cancer risk, U-M study finds

July 26, 2011 - U-M Cancer Center launches new blog

July 21, 2011 - Standard three-drug therapy beats four-drug regimens against H. pylori in Latin America study   En Español

July 19, 2011 - University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center ranks No. 13 in country for treating cancer

July 18, 2011 - Cancer stem cells recruit normal stem cells to fuel ovarian cancer, U-M study finds  En Español

July 15, 2011 - Kick up your boots for bladder cancer

July 5, 2011 - Radiation rates for breast cancer may be underestimated, U-M study finds

July 1, 2011 - Cutting through the confusion about sunscreen

June 21, 2011 - U-M Breast Oncology Program benefits from televised charitable shoe sale

June 13, 2011 - U-M researchers find potential new way to fight sepsis

June 8, 2011 - U-M researchers advocate national strategic approach to therapeutic cancer vaccines

June 7, 2011 - Drug shows promise in prostate cancer spread to bone

June 2, 2011 - Surgery deaths decline nationwide for high-risk surgeries

May 27, 2011 - Cancer Survivors' Day celebrates hope and survival

May 24, 2011 - Old Shore Vineyards gives percentage from sales to the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center

May 19, 2011 - Curcumin compound improves effectiveness of head and neck cancer treatment, U-M study finds

May 18, 2011 - Half of prostate cancers could potentially benefit from new type of cancer drugs, U-M study finds  En Español

May 10, 2011 - Supply of hospice services strongly associated with local area's median household income

May 3, 2011 - U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center offers free throat cancer screenings

May 2, 2011 - RxPONDER trial will evaluate whether gene expression test can drive chemotherapy choice

April 28, 2011 - Researchers ID promising pancreatic cancer screening marker

April 28, 2011 - Addition of atrasentan to standard chemotherapy for advanced prostate cancer shows no benefit in phase III clinical trial

April 26, 2011 - New class of cancer drugs could work in colon cancers with genetic mutation: Study

April 21, 2011 - Presenting cancer treatment options in small doses yields smarter choices

April 13, 2011 - New crop of Taubman Scholars named; U-M clinician-scientists receive unrestricted funding to work toward cures

April 12, 2011 - UM-based Southwest Oncology Group becomes SWOG

April 6, 2011 - New drug shrinks cancer in animals, U-M study shows

April 6, 2011 - Registration now open for U-M Women's Football Academy

April 6, 2011 - Men's Fellowship Breakfast scheduled for April 9

April 4, 2011 - U-M scientists find potential driver of some aggressive prostate cancers

March 30, 2011 - New cancer drug discovered at U-M heads to clinical trials

March 29, 2011 - Some women worry too much about breast cancer returning, U-M study finds

March 24, 2011 - In the race of life, better an adaptable tortoise than a fit hare

March 24, 2011 - Prostate cancer spreads to bones by overtaking the home of blood stem cells

March 11, 2011 - Colon cancer screening an uneasy topic, but important

March 8, 2011 - UMHS offers free Pap test screenings on March 26

March 3, 2011 - Scientists target aggressive prostate cancer

March 2, 2011 - Study links vitamin D to lung cancer survival  En Español

March 1, 2011 - U-M develops a potential 'game changer' for pathologists

March 1, 2011 - Study: People want personal results from genetic research

February 22, 2011 - Common Bone Drugs May Reduce Colon Cancer Risk

February 15, 2011 - HPV blood test not effective for cervical cancer screening

February 8, 2011 - U-M tops federal cancer research funding list

January 28, 2011 - Study reveals how fusion protein triggers cancer

January 27, 2011 - Yearly mammograms from age 40 save 71% more lives, study shows

January 27, 2011 - U-M Cancer Center, former football player recruit new teammate to help kick deadly blood cancer

January 27, 2011 - Prototype drug targets metabolism, halts disease that limits bone marrow transplantation

January 17, 2011 - U-M researchers find indirect path to attack breast cancer stem cells

January 14, 2011 - Cancer pain common among survivors, U-M study shows  En Español

 

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