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2004

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January 6, 2004 - BRCA mutations or family history of breast cancer does not increase colorectal cancer risk, say U-M scientists

February 9, 2004 - Study: Rectal cancer treatment gaps persist, especially for African Americans

March 1, 2004 - New drugs limit deadly effects of graft-versus-host disease, but preserve cancer-killing benefit of bone marrow transplants

March 29, 2004 - Black men less likely to be treated for aggressive prostate cancer, UMHS study finds

March 31, 2004 - U-M Bone Marrow Transplant Researcher Receives New Investigator Award

April 1, 2004 - Men with family history of prostate cancer accurately predict higher risk, UMHS study finds

May 4, 2004 - Negative side effects downplayed in prostate cancer treatment guides, U-M study finds

May 4, 2004 - Chemical brain scans may help reassure brain tumor patients, U-M study suggests

May 7, 2004 - Negative side effects downplayed in prostate cancer treatment guides, U-M study finds

May 7, 2004 - First multi-center trial shows cryosurgery successful at treating some early-stage breast cancer

May 10, 2004 - UMHS study links gonorrhea, prostate cancer in men

May 11, 2004 - Quality of life continues to change long-term after treatment for prostate cancer

May 16, 2004 - Health-conscious women not getting colons checked

May 19, 2004 - Pancreatic cancer promise

June 7, 2004 - High mastectomy rates due to breast cancer patients' choices

June 8, 2004 - U-M scientists find cancer's genetic core

June 11, 2004 - New genetic risk factor for colon cancer identified

June 24, 2004 - Half of head and neck cancer patients disabled by treatment

June 29, 2004 - U-M research team receives $7.4 million to study spread of prostate cancer to bones

June 29, 2004 - U-M pathologist receives Department of Defense New Investigator Award

July 14, 2004 - U-M Health System only Michigan hospital ranked among nation's best, says U.S. News & World Report

July 21, 2004 - Bladder-sparing treatment shows promise against cancer, maintains quality of life, UMHS study finds

August 5, 2004 - U-M scientists find common virus in human prostate tissue

August 19, 2004 - Tumor cell levels in blood predict success of advanced-stage breast cancer treatment

August 19, 2004 - U-M tackles mysterious, potentially fatal diseases caused by too many allergy cells

September 3, 2004 - A bond of brothers: Siblings and prostate cancer

October 1, 2004 - Blood test provides window into treatment of advanced breast cancer

October 22, 2004 - Common gout drug shown to reduce risk from colorectal cancer

October 27, 2004 - U-M researcher chosen for innovative program to help young physicians entering cancer research field

October 28, 2004 - U-M researchers receive DoD grants for breast cancer research

November 5, 2004 - Performance points to hope, survival in face of breast cancer

November 19, 2004 - Registration begins for U-M's Women's Football Academy

November 29, 2004 - New biopsy technique helps assess breast cancer's spread

November 29, 2004 - Computer program helps doctors diagnose lung cancer

December 27, 2004 - U-M study investigates value of 'center of excellence' designation

December 14, 2004 - U-M Medical School receives NCI award to accelerate cancer biomarker discovery

 

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2005

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January 8, 2005 - U-M scientists find genes that control growth of common skin cancer

January 8, 2005 - More precise radiation therapy lets prostate cancer patients avoid erectile dysfunction

February 2, 2005 - New treatment rivals chemotherapy for lymphoma, U-M study finds

March 2, 2005 - Men more likely to get screened for prostate cancer than colon cancer, U-M study finds

March 9, 2005 - Gender gap for lung cancer rates narrowing

March 11, 2005 - U-M researchers identify a small molecule that inhibits protein involved in cancer

March 17, 2005 - 50 is the golden age to begin routine colonoscopies

March 17, 2005 - Color your diet with foods to prevent cancer

March 29, 2005 - New imaging method gives early indication if brain cancer therapy is effective, U-M study shows

March 31, 2005 - Crawling out of the deep hole of cancer depression

April 4, 2005 - Chronic inflammation caused by too little stomach acid leads to gastric cancer

April 19, 2005 - Compound from Chinese medicine shows promise in head and neck cancer, U-M study finds

April 20, 2005 - Oral cancer campaign urges Detroiters to get checked

May 16, 2005 - Counting cells in blood samples may predict cancer treatment's effectiveness, U-M-led study finds

May 16, 2005 - Study finds Herceptin may have role in bladder cancer treatment

May 19, 2005 - Colonoscopy: A woman's best defense against colon cancer

May 25, 2005 - Statins decrease risk of colon cancer

June 1, 2005 - Technique may allow cancer patients to freeze eggs, preserving fertility options before starting treatment

June 7, 2005 - Women overestimate breast cancer risk, U-M study finds

June 7, 2005 - Health Minute: Unique dual treatment for liver cancer packs curative punch

June 15, 2005 - Nanoparticles transport cancer-killing drug into tumor cells to increase efficacy, lower drug toxicity in mice

June 22, 2005 - New minimally invasive surgery treats early lung cancers

June 24, 2005 - U-M life scientists receive $5.1 million from economic development grants

June 28, 2005 - Can ginger control nausea during cancer treatments?

July 18, 2005 - Scientists discover more about how cancer cells form and grow

July 19, 2005 - Health Minute - The silent killer: Recognizing the early warning signs of bladder cancer

July 19, 2005 - Compound from Chinese medicine shows promise in head and neck cancer, U-M study finds

July 21, 2005 - U-M to offer chemotherapy infusion services in Canton

August 9, 2005 - U-M researchers awarded $6 million to develop new cancer drugs

August 21, 2005 - What women want: Many choose more aggressive breast cancer surgery despite breast-sparing option

September 7, 2005 - U-M names first Schembechler professor in adrenal cancer

September 7, 2005 - Prostate cancer cells use Wnt signaling proteins to promote growth of painful bone tumors

September 7, 2005 - Health Minute: Advanced imaging, vessel-sparing radiation techniques help in prostate cancer treatment

September 7, 2005 - Families need help coping with loved one's cancer, too

September 8, 2005 - U-M cancer surgeon to bike across country in Tour of Hope with Lance Armstrong

September 20, 2005 - U-M launches center for stem cell biology

September 21, 2005 - U-M researchers identify new blood test for prostate cancer

September 22, 2005 - U-M candle lighting event on Sept. 24 remembers those who have died from cancer

U-M scientists say fused genes trigger the development of prostate cancer

November 1, 2005 - New imaging method shows early in treatment if brain cancer therapy is effective, U-M study finds

November 4, 2005 - Fighting cancer from the inside out

November 4, 2005 - Health Minute Unique U-M protocol brings hope to some with pancreatic cancer

November 29, 2005 - Radiation treatment prolonged liver cancer patients' lives, U-M study finds

December 5, 2005 - Radiation better than surgery at preserving speech for patients with head and neck cancer

December 13, 2005 - U-M to lead initiative to improve breast cancer treatment in Michigan

December 16, 2005 - Gene variation affects tamoxifen's benefit for breast cancer

2005 Publications

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2006

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January 4, 2006 - Health Minute: Mother knew best: Ginger's medicinal benefits

February 1, 2006 - Treatment method improves survival for advanced laryngeal cancer, U-M study finds

February 1, 2006 - Few eligible women opt to rebuild breast after removal for breast cancer, despite insurance coverage

February 1, 2006 - Scientists spot solitary stem cells in living bone marrow

February 9, 2006 - Kidney cancer patients may be overtreated, U-M study finds

February 14, 2006 - U-M Cancer Center names new research director

February 17, 2006 - Protein level predicts who will develop deadly complication after marrow transplant, U-M researchers find

March 9, 2006 - Internet, e-mail enhances doctor-patient interaction, U-M researcher finds

March 9, 2006 - 7 things you should know about colon cancer

March 16, 2006 - Register now for U-M's Women's Football Academy

March 28, 2006 - Delay in surgery decreases survival for bladder cancer patients

April 3, 2006 - Health Minute: When a loved one dies from cancer: Helping to lift the "veil of sadness"

April 3, 2006 - Health Minute: Benign abnormalities of the breast should put some women at high alert

April 4, 2006 - Ginger causes ovarian cancer cells to die, U-M researchers find

April 5, 2006 - Michigan team singles out cancer stem cells for attack

April 17, 2005 - Osteoporosis drug raloxifene shown to be as effective as tamoxifen in preventing invasive breast cancer

May 4, 2006 - Breast conservation a good option for non-invasive, 'early' breast cancer, U-M study shows

May 4, 2006 - Near 100% Mammography Recall Compliance Costs Less than a Quarter Per Patient

May 23, 2006 - Is there a risk of transmitting genetic disorders to babies conceived by fertility procedures?

May 23, 2006 - Patients need help finding medical information, U-M study finds

May 23, 2006 - University of Michigan researchers to help conduct personalized treatment trial for women with early-stage breast cancer

May 31, 2006 - Michigan Receives First-Ever C-Change Award

June 5, 2006 - Health Minute: Writing a roadmap to the future for cancer survivors

June 5, 2006 - Cancer Survivors' Day shows there's life after cancer

June 5, 2006 - U-M oncologist, Southwest Oncology Group chairman receives Sarcoma Foundation of America's Nobility in Science Award

June 6, 2006 - Breast-sparing surgery an option for women with breast cancer gene mutation, U-M-led study finds

June 15, 2006 - U-M offers chemotherapy, infusion services in Canton

June 29, 2006 - U-M experts weigh-in on HPV vaccine recommendations

June 29, 2006 - Health 'fiesta' seeks to reduce disparities for Latinos

August 15, 2006 - U-M study finds some prostate cancer patients potentially overtreated

August 24, 2006 - PSA predicts treatment success in advanced prostate cancer

August 29, 2006 - Diverse pre-cancerous cells can cooperate to produce cancer

September 6, 2006 - U-M Cancer Center gets $26.6 million grant from NCI

September 13, 2006 - New switch found for turning off a tumor signal

September 19, 2006 - More kidney cancer is detected and treated early, yet death rate continues to rise

September 22, 2006 - Blacks with bladder cancer have more aggressive tumors, worse survival, U-M study finds

September 26, 2006 - 16 common myths about breast cancer

September 29, 2006 - U-M researcher participates in innovative program to prepare doctors to conduct cancer research

October 3, 2006 - Health Minute: The link between breast cancer and osteoporosis

October 3, 2006 - Drug used for advanced cancer could cause exposed bone in jaw

  October 3, 2006 - Why don't all moles progress to melanoma?

October 4, 2006 - Cancer stem cells: The root of the problem

October 20, 2006 - U-M program trains students to study cancer in international, minority populations

October 20, 2006 - Study fails to find cancer link to marijuana use

November 15, 2006 - U-M researchers use nanoparticles to target brain cancer

November 16, 2006 - Churches aim to help body as well as soul

November 29, 2006 - Second opinion yields treatment changes for half of patients, U-M study finds

November 28, 2006 - Telemedicine improves breast screenings for rural Indian reservations, U-M researchers find

October 27, 2006 - Health Minute: Women catching up to men in lung cancer deaths

November 30, 2006 - African-Americans with prostate cancer more likely to have family history of prostate, breast cancer: U-M study

 

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